BWCA Entry Point 26 - Wood Lake Boundary Waters

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
Sept 2023, Wood Lake Entry - YouTube Slide Show Paddling Canoe 8 Days
2022 Wood (EP-26) to Fall (EP-24) Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Wood to Good Lake Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Warmth, Wolves, and Wet Feet Snowshoeing 2 Days
EP #26- Wood to Indiana Paddling Canoe 6 Days
A great week on Good Lake Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Wood Lake - Daddy Daughter Trip Paddling Canoe 7 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
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Recent Forum Discussions - 26 - Wood Lake

Discussion Forum Last Post
Wood Lake Route Trip Planning Forum 02-06-2024
Planning a mid-August Basswood Lake trip Fishing Forum 12-14-2023
First Time - Fall Lake to Basswood Lake Trip Planning Forum 08-01-2023
Wood Lake to Tofte Lake?? Trip Planning Forum 07-17-2023
Wood Lake area camping Trip Planning Forum 07-04-2023
Pipestone Bay / Basswood lake Fishing Forum 06-21-2023
EP26 info Trip Planning Forum 05-23-2023
Basswood Lake with Motor Trip Planning Forum 11-25-2022
July 4th Pike, Wood Lake Fishing Forum 06-27-2022
Wood Lake Trip in July Trip Planning Forum 06-27-2022
Canceled Wood Lake 7/19 Trip Planning Forum 04-19-2022
Missing Wood Lake campsite Trip Planning Forum 03-31-2022
EP14 or EP26 info Trip Planning Forum 01-06-2022
Greenwood Lake fire Trip Planning Forum 08-27-2021
Any recent feedback on Basswood Lake, more crowded, fishing reports, etc? Trip Planning Forum 08-16-2021
Ask Questions: Trip Planning Forum or Fishing Forum

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Fishing Tips

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