BWCA Entry Point 61 - Daniels Lake Boundary Waters

61 - Daniels Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Gunflint - 33 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 1 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is from W. Bearskin Lake with a 60-rod portage to Daniels Lake and 460-rod portage to Rose Lake.
  • Latitude: 48.07268 Longitude: -90.43583
  • 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 - Daniels Lake

Trip Name Type Days
1st Winter Trip Hiking 3 Days
scouting Daniels Paddling Canoe 2 Days
EP61 - Daniels and Rose Paddling Canoe 4 Days
The fall falls & overlooks tour Paddling Canoe 8 Days
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Daniels Lake Smallmouth Bass