BWCA Entry Point 70 - North Fowl Lake Boundary Waters

70 - North Fowl Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Gunflint - 60 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 2 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access from Little John Lake with a 78- and a 160-rod portage to get to North Fowl Lake. Border lake between U.S. & Canada.
  • Latitude: 48.05427 Longitude: -90.05402
  • 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 - North Fowl Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Border Paddle Paddling Canoe 4 Days
8th Trip for the Winona Group Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Royal River - Fowl - Moose - Mountain - Pine Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Far East Loop Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Border Route - Grand Portage to Lake of the Woods Paddling Canoe 10 Days
Early Ice out 2012 Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Moose, Mountain, west and east Pike Loop Paddling Canoe 6 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 70 - North Fowl Lake

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