BWCA Entry Point 75 - Little Isabella River Boundary Waters

75 - Little Isabella River

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

Entry Point Notes:
  • 1 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a 20-rod portage to the Little Isabella River. Several short portages before you reach th e Isabella River.
  • Latitude: 47.77603 Longitude: -91.48845
  • 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 - Little Isabella River

Trip Name Type Days
Solo on the rivers Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Little Isabella Trip Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Honeymoon: Quadga Lake base camp Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Quintet finds Quiet solitude on Quadga Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Quadga Paddling Canoe 3 Days
UL overnight solo Paddling Canoe 2 Days
Samantha's Introduction to the BW Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Dog Tracks Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Isabella River - June 2005 Paddling Canoe 4 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 75 - Little Isabella River

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Navigation - Entry Point Maps

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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Little Isabella River Walleye
Turtle Lake Northern Pike
Bald Eagle Lake Smallmouth Bass,Northern Pike