BWCA Entry Point 55 - Saganaga Lake Boundary Waters

55 - Saganaga Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle or Motor
Ranger Station:
Gunflint - 55 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 17 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • No motors (use or possession) west of American Point. Access to Canada (the Crown land and Quetico Park). Large lake with many campsites and easy access.
  • Latitude: 48.17162 Longitude: -90.88677
  • 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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