BWCA Entry Point 6 - Slim Lake Boundary Waters

6 - Slim Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 23 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 2 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a 90-rod portage to Slim Lake Portages to three additional lakes.
  • Latitude: 47.99582 Longitude: -91.95993
  • 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 - Slim Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Slim Lake Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Slim Lake Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Going It Alone Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Slim Lake Paddling Canoe 2 Days
Not the Puniest but still short Paddling Canoe 2 Days
4 day slim lake trip Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Girls on Slim Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Boy on Slim Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Qik-n-Ez First Solo Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Meeting Up on Slim Paddling Canoe 5 Days
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