BWCA Entry Point 55A - Saganaga Lake Only Boundary Waters

55A - Saganaga Lake Only

Permits Available:
0 (No permits)
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Gunflint - 55 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 0 (No permits)
  • Must camp all nights on Saganaga Lake. Use only after Entry Point 55 is full. Day trips to other lakes permitted. Large lake with many campsites and easy access.
  • Latitude: 48.17132 Longitude: -90.88649
  • 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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Air quality concerns for last week of August in Saganaga area? Trip Planning Forum 08-11-2021
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Motor access on Saganaga Lake Trip Planning Forum 04-26-2021
EP 55 Saganaga to Knife questions. Trip Planning Forum 04-16-2021
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