BWCA Entry Point 39 - Baker Lake Boundary Waters

39 - Baker Lake

Permits Available:
3
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Tofte - 26 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 3 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a boat landing at Baker Lake with a 10-rod portage into Peterson Lake to reach first campsite.
  • Latitude: 47.84523 Longitude: -90.81691
  • Approx. Directions

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Permits

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 - Baker Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Jack lake wildlife adventure Paddling Kayak 4 Days
Baker Lake - Daughter's First Trip! - 2021 Paddling Canoe 4 Days
July 3 Baker Lake EP, Cherokee loop Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Mechanic Chain Solo Paddling Canoe 3 Days
First Solo - Baker Lake Entry Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Out To Jack and Back - Father and Sons First Trip Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Measure once, cut twice. Paddling Canoe 4 Days
BWCA 2018. Solo - A Boundary Waters Story Paddling Canoe 2 Days
16 Y/0 SOLO into EP#39 Baker Lake near Tofte Paddling Canoe 2 Days
Baker Lake to Smoke Lake Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Kelly Lake 2015 Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Back to Jack Paddling Canoe 4 Days
North from Baker Lake Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Baker to Temperance Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Injury-shortened solo Paddling Canoe 3 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 39 - Baker Lake

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EP 39 Baker to Burnt Area Trip Trip Planning Forum 07-30-2019
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Brook trout in Baker Lake? Trip Planning Forum 05-25-2018
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Jack Lake Walleye,Smallmouth Bass
Kelly Lake Walleye,Northern Pike,Smallmouth Bass