BWCA Entry Point 77 - South Hegman Lake Boundary Waters

77 - South Hegman Lake

Permits Available:
1.5 (varies by day)
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 16 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 1.5 (varies by day)
  • 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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Angleworm or South Hegman? Trip Planning Forum 08-31-2022
Little Gabbro or South Hegman? Fishing Forum 10-25-2021
Hegman Pictos and New Magic Trip Planning Forum 10-13-2021
5 day trip EP 77 South Hegman Trip Planning Forum 07-24-2020
Permit cancelled on South Hegman Trip Planning Forum 06-05-2020
Entry point 77 Hegman lake Trip Planning Forum 01-21-2020
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Fishing Tips

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