BWCA Entry Point 25 - Moose Lake Boundary Waters

25 - Moose Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle or Motor
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 21 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 27 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is an boat landing or canoe launch at Moose Lake. Many trip options for paddlers with additional portages.
  • Latitude: 47.98770 Longitude: -91.49969
  • 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 - Moose Lake

Trip Name Type Days
First trip ever as a solo at 21 yo Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Moose/Wind/Washte/Witness Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Ensign Lake June 2023 Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Father/Son - 6 day/5 Night - Moose Lake Entry Point Paddling Canoe 6 Days
First Solo - Moose Lake #25 Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Quick trip to Ensign Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Moose Lake to Lac la Croix & Back Paddling Canoe 16 Days
Wolves & Weather Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Ensign Lake Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Moose Lake 5 day trip - first time in the BWCA Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Moose to Basswood, 1 nighter Paddling Canoe 2 Days
Hybrid Solo 3 Guys and a Dog Paddling Canoe 11 Days
Reconnecting: 2 weeks wandering in the BWCA Paddling Canoe 13 Days
Ensign to Thomas and back Paddling Canoe 9 Days
Last BWCA Trip? Paddling Kayak 3 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 25 - Moose Lake

Discussion Forum Last Post
Moose Lake Fishing Forum 06-09-2024
3-4 day trip going out on Moose Lake Trip Planning Forum 05-10-2024
Paddling Moose Lake to Saganaga Lake Trip Planning Forum 08-09-2023
Route Suggestions - EP25 - First Timers Trip Planning Forum 07-14-2023
Moose Lake permit Trip Planning Forum 05-22-2023
Moose Lake to Ensign with two kids Trip Planning Forum 05-04-2023
Big Moose Lake Fishing Forum 12-28-2022
8/16 Solo Moose River To Big Moose Lake Trip Planning Forum 08-13-2022
Moose lake loop-Over ambitious? Trip Planning Forum 07-08-2022
Moose Lake advice Trip Planning Forum 05-02-2022
Will cancel July 2 permit EP 25 on 4/14 Trip Planning Forum 04-13-2022
EP 25 Maps Trip Planning Forum 03-01-2022
Big Moose Lake Trip Planning Forum 01-23-2022
Plan B? #7-Big Lake to Big Moose Lake Trip Planning Forum 07-17-2021
Moose Lake Paddle/no tow Trip Planning Forum 06-15-2021
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Thomas Lake Lake Trout
Knife Lake Lake Trout,Smallmouth Bass,Northern Pike,Walleye
South Arm Knife Lake Walleye,Smallmouth Bass
Toe Lake Smallmouth Bass
Wind Lake Northern Pike
Dix Lake Walleye,Smallmouth Bass,Northern Pike
Ensign Lake Smallmouth Bass,Largemouth Bass,Walleye,Northern Pike
Portage Lake Smallmouth Bass,Northern Pike
Washte Lake Largemouth Bass,Smallmouth Bass
Vera Lake Walleye