BWCA Entry Point 7 - Big Lake Boundary Waters

7 - Big Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 28 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 2 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access La Pond Lake with a 160-rod portage from outside the BWCAW on Big Lake.
  • Latitude: 48.06514 Longitude: -92.01875
  • 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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