BWCA Entry Point 57 - Magnetic Lake Boundary Waters

57 - Magnetic Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Gunflint - 47 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 3 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access Magnetic Lake and Granite River from Gunflint Lake.
  • Latitude: 48.09688 Longitude: -90.76210
  • 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 - Magnetic Lake

Trip Name Type Days
BSA Troop 409 Granite River 2022 Paddling Canoe 8 Days
Granite River Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Gunflint (Magnetic Lake) Cross River Loop Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Adrift on the Pine - Granite River 2018 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Granite river Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Dads & Daughters 2016 Paddling Canoe 9 Days
Gunflint to Sag Falls, First Dad/Son Trip Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Clove Lake Canoe Derby 2013 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Granite River to Big Sag Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Granite River Route - Summer Revisited Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Granite River Trip Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Alpine Lake Fire Circumnavigation Tour - 2005 Paddling Kayak 6 Days
Granite River Aug 2004 Paddling Canoe 7 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 57 - Magnetic Lake

Discussion Forum Last Post
Magnetic Lake to Saganaga Trip Planning Forum 02-13-2022
Finding portage from Magnetic Lake into Pine River Trip Planning Forum 08-21-2020
Entrance #57 - Gunflint Lake / Magnetic Lake / Pine River day trip Trip Planning Forum 08-12-2020
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