BWCA Entry Point 4 - Crab Lake and Cummings from Burntside Lake Boundary Waters

4 - Crab Lake and Cummings from Burntside Lake

Permits Available:
4
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 23 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 4 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access from Burntside Lake with a 320-rod portage to Crab Lake.
  • Latitude: 47.93367 Longitude: -92.02692
  • 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 - Crab Lake and Cummings from Burntside Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Cummings Lake after reopening Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Solo trek of BRT Crab lake to Clearwater lodge Hiking 3 Days
Crab Lake 2 Guys and 2 Dogs Paddling Canoe 12 Days
Timber Frear Loop outside of the BWCA Paddling Canoe 2 Days
Cummings, Buck, Lunetta loop Paddling Canoe 5 Days
3 Nights on Cummings - 2017 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
2017 5 days Mudro to Fall Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Family of three - Basecamp on Crab Lake Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Family of three - Basecamp on Crab Lake Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Recalling 2016 EP 4 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Seeking September solitude Paddling Canoe 8 Days
Base Camping on Little Shell Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Burntside to Cummings Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Test - Kiporby Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Lunetta Lake Paddling Canoe 4 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 4 - Crab Lake and Cummings from Burntside Lake

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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Otter Lake Smallmouth Bass
Cummings Lake Northern Pike,Smallmouth Bass
Crab Lake Smallmouth Bass,Walleye