60 - Duncan Lake

Permits Available:
3
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Gunflint - 30 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 3 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is from W. Bearskin Lake with a 75-rod portage to Duncan Lake and Stairway Portage.
  • Latitude: 48.07088 Longitude: -90.45168
  • 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 - Duncan Lake

Trip Name Type Days
A Visceral Winter Trip Snowshoeing 5 Days
Daddy daughter Duncan daytrips Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Duncan/Rose Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Rose Falls Paddling Canoe 1 Days
Duncan to Gunflint Paddling Canoe 4 Days
august duncan heat! Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Ep ducan lk Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Duncan Lake Paddling Canoe 4 Days
EP60 - Base Camping on Rose Lake Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Stairway Portage Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Frozen Rose Hiking 3 Days
winter Camping Gunflint Trail Snowshoeing 3 Days
Rookie Couple Tags Along with Old Hand Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Fishing on thin ice....Spring 2010 Hiking 5 Days
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Duncan Lake Lake Trout,Smallmouth Bass