BWCA Entry Point 77 - South Hegman Lake Boundary Waters

77 - South Hegman Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 16 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 2 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a 80-rod portage to South Hegman Lake.
  • Latitude: 48.03364 Longitude: -91.92500
  • 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 - South Hegman Lake

Trip Name Type Days
S. Hegman to Mudro- Pictographs and Giant Bass Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Snowshoeing on Hard Water Snowshoeing 2 Days
Ist time for him, and ending long drought for me Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Pictograph Loop ~ Beartrap River ~ Sundial PMA Paddling Canoe 10 Days
Little Bass Paddling Kayak 4 Days
The historic pictograph route Paddling Canoe 8 Days
South Hegman Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Hegman Paddling Canoe 3 Days
South Hegman pictographs Snowshoeing 2 Days
October Snow! Paddling Canoe 1 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 77 - South Hegman Lake

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Permit cancelled on South Hegman Trip Planning Forum 06-05-2020
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S. Hegman / Little Bass - Campsites Trip Planning Forum 08-19-2019
Current Hegman Lake trail conditions Trip Planning Forum 03-04-2019
South Hegman to Nels Lake Trip Planning Forum 02-16-2019
South Hegman on a Sunday Entry Trip Planning Forum 07-20-2017
South Hegman to Nels lake Trip Planning Forum 01-09-2017
So Hegman or Angleworm Trip Planning Forum 09-11-2016
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