BWCA Entry Point 48 - Meeds Lake Boundary Waters

48 - Meeds Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Gunflint - 28 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 3 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access from Poplar Lake into Meeds Lake with a 320-rod portage.
  • Latitude: 48.04399 Longitude: -90.53265
  • 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 - Meeds Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Meeds, Misquah, Lizz Loop Paddling Canoe 4 Days
21st consecutive and vicious squirrels Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Back Again Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Meeds to Ham with medical emergency Paddling Canoe 5 Days
EP48 – The Best of June Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Meeds - Omega - Winchell - Horseshoe Loop - First BWCA Trip Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Leisurely Semi-Novice Trip & lessons learned Paddling Canoe 10 Days
Meeds July 2014 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Croixboy's First Solo Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Poplar Lake Entry - July 2010 (2019 Remake) Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Moon Bushwhack Paddling Canoe 6 Days
The Long Trip Paddling Canoe 22 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 48 - Meeds Lake

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Meeds Lake - EP 48 Trip Planning Forum 07-09-2019
It's almost SPRING! Walleye Advice for Entry #48 (Meeds, Swallow, Pillsbery, Gaskin, Allen, Horseshoe, Caribou, Swamp) Fishing Forum 04-19-2018
EP #47 #48 Fishing Tips (Poplar, Gaskin, Winchill, Meeds) Fishing Forum 03-27-2018
Meeds Campsites? Trip Planning Forum 02-01-2018
Meeds Lake to Ham Trip Planning Forum 08-10-2017
How Does EP48 Look This Year Trip Planning Forum 07-19-2017
Meeds to Moon? Trip Planning Forum 03-14-2017
Meeds or Gaskin Trip Planning Forum 09-22-2016
Meeds or Caribou? Trip Planning Forum 07-06-2016
Poplar to Meeds to... ? Trip Planning Forum 06-07-2016
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Caribou Lake Walleye
Meeds Lake Smallmouth Bass