BWCA Entry Point 40 - Homer Lake Boundary Waters

40 - Homer Lake

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

Entry Point Notes:
  • 2 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a boat landing at Homer Lake.
  • Latitude: 47.90428 Longitude: -90.66046
  • 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 - Homer Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Did Juno, Aurora can carry a canoe now? Paddling Canoe 3 Days
August 2021 Canoe Trip with the Grandkids Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Father-Son Trip to Pipe Lake Paddling Canoe 4 Days
June 2021- My First Solo: Looping the Laurentian Divide Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Ice is Nice? Paddling Canoe 2 Days
Fishing Trip To The Boundary Waters Paddling Canoe 3 Days
1st trip with the boys Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Solo Leisure Loop Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Solo Trip to Pipe Lake Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Homer trip is a ...Homer Run Paddling Canoe 5 Days
1st Solo Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Wife's 1st Trip! Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Homer Lake solo....D'oh!!! Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Holy Canoeing Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Father & son on Vern Paddling Canoe 5 Days
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