BWCA Entry Point 58 - South Lake Boundary Waters

58 - South Lake

Permits Available:
3
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 is from Gunflint Lake with a 10-mile paddle and two short portages to South Lake.
  • Latitude: 48.10169 Longitude: -90.56861
  • Approx. Directions

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Permits

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 - South Lake

Trip Name Type Days
The winter trail to Sock Lake Snowshoeing 4 Days
40 days in the B Dub Paddling Canoe 40 Days
Gunflint > North > South > Rose > Hungry Jack Paddling Canoe 4 Days
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