BWCA Entry Point 27 - Snowbank Lake Boundary Waters

27 - Snowbank Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle or Motor
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 24 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 8 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a boat landing or canoe launch at Snowbank Lake. Many trip options for paddlers.
  • Latitude: 47.97155 Longitude: -91.43265
  • 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 - Snowbank Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Snowbank to Spider Lake PMA Loop Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Jumanji 2020 Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Kekekabic Trail/ Canoe Trip Hybrid Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Father Daughter trip Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Embracing the Elements - Snowbank Loop Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Snowbank to Thomas Memorial Weekend 2019 Paddling Canoe 6 Days
A solo new beginning Paddling Canoe 10 Days
Snowbank to Thomas Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Solo Trip to Raven Lake (Mugwump PMA 8) 2018 Paddling Canoe 10 Days
EP 27 - Snowbank to Thomas and back in May 2018 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
3-day out-and-back to Fraser Oct. 2017 Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Snowbank to Fraser and Back (the what not to do edition) Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Disappointment Lake - 2nd Trip to BWCA Paddling Canoe 7 Days
First Solo - EP 27 Amitious trip Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Solo October 2016 Paddling Canoe 6 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 27 - Snowbank Lake

Discussion Forum Last Post
Snowbank Lake question Trip Planning Forum 04-11-2021
Snowbank Lake Trip Planning Forum 07-24-2020
Snowbank Lake Fishing Forum 05-14-2019
Snowbank Lake Fire Trip Planning Forum 08-26-2018
Duncan Lake to Snowbank Lake 10 days Mid September Trip Planning Forum 02-18-2017
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Thomas Lake Northern Pike
Ima Lake Lake Trout,Walleye
Insula, Lake Walleye,Northern Pike,Smallmouth Bass
Parent Lake Smallmouth Bass,Northern Pike
Disappointment Lake Northern Pike,Smallmouth Bass,Largemouth Bass,Walleye