BWCA Entry Point 8 - Moose River (south) Boundary Waters

8 - Moose River (south)

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
La Croix - 39 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 1 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access is a canoe landing heading South from the Echo Trail. Three portages to enter Big Moose Lake.
  • Latitude: 48.07200 Longitude: -92.13123
  • 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 - Moose River (south)

Trip Name Type Days
South Moose River Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Big Moose Lake Paddling Canoe 8 Days
Big Moose & a little girl ~ A river less paddled Paddling Canoe 5 Days
A distant memory of a memorable trip Paddling Canoe 6 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - 8 - Moose River (south)

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Little Indian Sioux & Moose River water levels Trip Planning Forum 09-21-2021
Anyone been on Moose River in the last couple days? Trip Planning Forum 09-07-2021
Moose River South Water Level??? Trip Planning Forum 08-15-2021
EP16 Moose River North Trip Planning Forum 07-17-2021
Going North from EP 8: Moose River (South) Trip Planning Forum 02-04-2021
20' boat up N Moose River? Trip Planning Forum 09-02-2020
Moose River South Trip Planning Forum 07-25-2020
Moose River South Trip Planning Forum 07-04-2020
Current Moose/Nina Moose River Conditions Trip Planning Forum 06-13-2020
First time to EP 16 moose river North Trip Planning Forum 05-17-2020
Entry Point of the Week: EP 16 Moose River North Trip Planning Forum 04-14-2020
Permit cancelled: EP16 - Moose River North Trip Planning Forum 06-19-2019
EP23 to EP16 (Mudro to Moose River N) Trip Planning Forum 06-04-2019
Moose Lake vs Mudro vs Moose River Trip Planning Forum 03-15-2019
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