26 - Wood Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 13 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 2 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access to Wood Lake is a 180-rod portage.
  • Latitude: 47.96912 Longitude: -91.60012
  • 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 - Wood Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Parkour chipmunks, ninja rabbits, and the nighttime musings of an 11 year old adventurer Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Wood Lake Excursion Paddling Canoe 4 Days
The Escape of the Common Cubicle Man Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Wood Lake Paddling Canoe 1 Days
Return To Wood Lake - Winter Day Trip Style Hiking 1 Days
Wood Lake Long Weekend Paddling Kayak 4 Days
Good Lake June 2015 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Wood Lake May 2014 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
HopalongHowie's 2nd Trip (This time with Pa!!) Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Wood to Good and back again Paddling Canoe 6 Days
The Kindness of Strangers Paddling Canoe 4 Days
BWCA Winter? Camping 2012 Hiking 3 Days
Finally a solo Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Wood Lake 2011 Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Amazing Trip- Wood Lake Paddling Canoe 5 Days
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Good Lake Largemouth Bass,Walleye,Northern Pike
Wood Lake Northern Pike,Smallmouth Bass,Walleye