BWCA Entry Point 64 - East Bearskin Lake Boundary Waters

64 - East Bearskin Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle or Motor
Ranger Station:
Gunflint - 26 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 3 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Motors allowed on East Bearskin Lake only. No motors on Alder and Canoe.
  • Latitude: 48.04074 Longitude: -90.38004
  • 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 - East Bearskin Lake

Trip Name Type Days
July 2023 with Grandson East Bearskin Entry - YouTube Slideshow Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Short fishing trip to Moon lake Paddling Kayak 4 Days
4 seasons on Canoe Lake Paddling Canoe 7 Days
First BWCA Trip Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Rolling with the punches on Alder Lake Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Summer Shakedown Paddling Canoe 4 Days
A little Peace & Joy during the Journey to Self Actualization Paddling Canoe 1 Days
OUR FIRST LOOP Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Canoe Lake for 19th consecutive trip Paddling Canoe 7 Days
The great blue barrel quest of 2017 Paddling Canoe 8 Days
East Bearskin August 2016 Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Kids First Paddling Canoe 4 Days
10th anniversary day trip to Johnson Falls Paddling Canoe 1 Days
Canoe basecamp Paddling Canoe 4 Days
A Spiritual Journey (PART 1) -- by Aaron's Dad Paddling Canoe 7 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 64 - East Bearskin Lake

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Fishing East Bearskin (or any other lake) in the middle of summer Fishing Forum 07-17-2020
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Crocodile Lake Walleye
Pierz Lake Brook Trout
Duncan Lake Smallmouth Bass,Lake Trout
East Bearskin Lake Walleye,Smallmouth Bass