BWCA Entry Point 16 - Moose/Portage River (north) Boundary Waters

16 - Moose/Portage River (north)

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
La Croix - 27 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 7 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a 160-rod portage heading North from the Echo Trail.
  • Latitude: 48.12303 Longitude: -92.09909
  • Approx. Directions

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Permit reservations must be made for overnight camping or day use motor in the BWCA. You can make permit reservations through an outfitter or directly. Day use permits for paddling are available at the entry point and do not require a reservation or a fee.

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Recent Forum Discussions - 16 - Moose/Portage River (north)

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EP16 to Fish Stake Narrows in a day, timing Trip Planning Forum 09-25-2021
Little Indian Sioux & Moose River water levels Trip Planning Forum 09-21-2021
Anyone been on Moose River in the last couple days? Trip Planning Forum 09-07-2021
Moose River South Water Level??? Trip Planning Forum 08-15-2021
EP16 Moose River North Trip Planning Forum 07-17-2021
EP16 - Headed in on 7/8. Trip Planning Forum 07-10-2021
Moose River north Trip Planning Forum 05-23-2021
EP 16 river conditions in September? Trip Planning Forum 04-09-2021
EP16 Moose/portage Trip Planning Forum 03-24-2021
Going North from EP 8: Moose River (South) Trip Planning Forum 02-04-2021
EP 16 Moose Portage River N Question Trip Planning Forum 12-03-2020
Moose River EP Trip Planning Forum 10-02-2020
Mid-September EP16 to Agnes & Oyster Trip Planning Forum 09-14-2020
20' boat up N Moose River? Trip Planning Forum 09-02-2020
Moose River North Trip Planning Forum 08-05-2020
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