BWCA Entry Point 37 - Kawishiwi Lake Boundary Waters

37 - Kawishiwi Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Tofte - 33 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 7 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a boat landing at Kawishiwi Lake.
  • Latitude: 47.83899 Longitude: -91.10363
  • 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 - Kawishiwi Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Polly, Malberg, and a long day trip to Fishdance Paddling Canoe 8 Days
6 Days Solo out of Kawishiwi Lake - EP37 Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Kawishiwi Lake to Malberg Lake and Others Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Alice Lake Paddling Canoe 8 Days
Short solo trip to Malberg Paddling Kayak 3 Days
May/ June 12-Day YouTube Slide show, Entered at Kawishiwi Lake Paddling Canoe 12 Days
EP 37 Solo Canoe Trip, pictographs and swimming moose. Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Annual Paddle With The Boys Paddling Canoe 7 Days
kicking the fledglings out of the nest... Paddling Canoe 5 Days
My first Solo - 8 Days In and a Rather Tough Exit Paddling Canoe 9 Days
Video slide show of Kawishiwi to Adams Paddling Canoe 8 Days
Basecamp in Malberg area Paddling Canoe 8 Days
Lady Lakes Loop Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Malberg Basecamp Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Lone Wolf Paddling Canoe 9 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 37 - Kawishiwi Lake

Discussion Forum Last Post
South Kawishiwi river Trip Planning Forum 06-09-2022
Conditions for S. Kawishiwi Entry? Trip Planning Forum 05-31-2022
Kawishiwi Lake or Sawbill on 5/24 Trip Planning Forum 05-23-2022
South Kawishiwi river Trip Planning Forum 05-09-2022
EP 37 places to shower after trip on 61? Trip Planning Forum 05-08-2022
39 Baker to 37 Kawishiwi Lake Trip Planning Forum 01-19-2022
Soloing from EP32 South Kawishiwi Lake Trip Planning Forum 09-08-2021
7-10 day Kawishiwi Solo? Trip Planning Forum 08-17-2021
Crowds around EP 37 and North (Polly, Malberg, Alice-Fraser) Trip Planning Forum 08-17-2021
EP 37 Route and Cap to Boulder Portage Questions Trip Planning Forum 08-01-2021
S. Kawishiwi-Gabbro Intel Trip Planning Forum 08-01-2021
Fishing South Kawishiwi River Fishing Forum 07-20-2021
Lake One Entry to Kawishiwi River Trip Planning Forum 03-19-2021
North Kawishiwi River Fishing Forum 03-01-2021
Phoebe and Kawishiwi Rivers Trip Planning Forum 02-19-2021
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
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