BWCA Entry Point 44 - Ram Lake Boundary Waters

44 - Ram Lake

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

Entry Point Notes:
  • 1 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a 90-rod portage from the parking area.
  • Latitude: 47.95467 Longitude: -90.44229
  • 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 - Ram Lake

Trip Name Type Days
First solo BWCA trip- Solitude Interrupted Paddling Canoe 4 Days
40 Years Celebrated by 4-Nights Solo Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Spring??? in the Misquah hills Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Worth the work! Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Ram Lake in July Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Ram Lake - May 2015 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Ram Lake to Bower Trout Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Six Nights on the Ram Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Trout bums Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Dry Summer, Wet Fall (2007) Paddling Canoe 5 Days
The Painful Portage Paddling Canoe 5 Days
WInter Camping near Ram Lake Snowshoeing 3 Days
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