BWCA Entry Point 24 - Fall Lake Boundary Waters

24 - Fall Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle or Motor
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 7 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 14 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • "Access is a boat landing at Fall Lake. Several trip options to Newton, Basswood, & Mud Lakes with additionalportages."
  • Latitude: 47.95273 Longitude: -91.72127
  • 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 - Fall Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Dog sledding the 4 mile portage Dog Sledding 1 Days
August 2022 Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Portage Wheeler Noob Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Quick Solo Overnight Paddling Canoe 2 Days
5 day loop from Fall Lake (24) Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Crooked Loop July 2017 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Back to BWCA Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Father/Daughter 12 Days in August 2014-Updated Paddling Canoe 13 Days
First trip! 5 days Basswood Falls Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Pipestone Bay - Basswood Lake Paddling Canoe 5 Days
2013 Canoe Trip Paddling Canoe 7 Days
18 lakes in a week Paddling Canoe 7 Days
A Million Dollar Mosquito Net Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Tin can Paddling Canoe 1 Days
Awesome Daytrip Paddling Canoe 1 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 24 - Fall Lake

Discussion Forum Last Post
Mudro to Fall Lake Trip Planning Forum 02-25-2023
Fall Lake entry - motorboat rental Trip Planning Forum 02-02-2023
Fall Lake Entry Permits Trip Planning Forum 01-29-2023
Fall Lake EP Overnight Motor Trip Planning Forum 01-10-2023
Advice for solo in at Fall Lake Trip Planning Forum 12-09-2022
Entry point 24 Fall Lake Trip Planning Forum 07-11-2022
Fall Lake Campground Trip Planning Forum 06-28-2022
EP 24 to Basswood conditions Trip Planning Forum 05-25-2022
EP 24 Fall lake updates Trip Planning Forum 05-19-2022
EP24 - Fall Lake Trip Planning Forum 02-07-2022
Moose or Fall Lake entry in mid May? Trip Planning Forum 01-27-2022
Bite has been good-Fall Lake ice fishing Fishing Forum 01-02-2022
Fall Lake Trout Fishing Forum 10-06-2021
Fall Lake to Hoist Bay Portage Trip Planning Forum 09-17-2021
5 Days; Fall Lake or Brant (Gunflint)??? Trip Planning Forum 07-26-2021
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Horse River Smallmouth Bass
Horse Lake Northern Pike
Fall Lake Northern Pike,Smallmouth Bass
Good Creek Northern Pike,Largemouth Bass
Stub Lake Northern Pike