BWCA Entry Point 19 - Stuart River Boundary Waters

19 - Stuart River

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 28 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 1 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a 480-rod portage to the Stuart River.
  • Latitude: 48.09553 Longitude: -91.98868
  • 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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Trip Reports - Stuart River

Trip Name Type Days
A Stuart River Journey Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Stuart River to LIS Solo - Storms, Insects and Walleye Paddling Canoe 14 Days
Solo Trip: Stuart River to Moose River September 2019 Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Family trip Stuart River Entry 19 Paddling Canoe 4 Days
ER Nurses in BWCA Paddling Canoe 6 Days
44 Miles, 72 Fish Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Stuart River to Stuart Lake Paddling Canoe 4 Days
EP19 to EP16 10 Years & 480 Rods Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Stuart River Up to Canadian Border Paddling Canoe 8 Days
Stuart River Loop June 2017- me and my wife Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Fall Solo - 2016 Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Stuart River Solo report and packing list Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Soloing, with help, up the Stuart River Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Old School Insane Stuart River Paddling Canoe 5 Days
. Paddling Canoe 1 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 19 - Stuart River

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Stuart River June 28 - Anyone there that week? Trip Planning Forum 02-27-2023
Stuart River conditions Trip Planning Forum 10-17-2022
Stuart River info Trip Planning Forum 05-24-2022
Stuart River Travel Trip Planning Forum 03-27-2021
Stuart River entry Trip Planning Forum 08-22-2020
EP19 to EP16 Trip Planning Forum 02-17-2020
Stuart River Trip Planning Forum 01-29-2020
Stuart River Trip Planning Forum 07-09-2019
Questions about Stuart River Route Trip Planning Forum 05-23-2019
Had to cancel Stuart River 5/22 Trip Planning Forum 05-16-2019
EP19 Stuart River first time Trip Planning Forum 05-11-2019
Stuart River White Feather Lake Trip Planning Forum 05-25-2018
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Stuart Lake Walleye