BWCA Entry Point 9 - Little Indian Sioux River (south) Boundary Waters

9 - Little Indian Sioux River (south)

Permits Available:
1 permit every other day
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle Only
Ranger Station:
La Croix - 44 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 1 permit every other day
  • Heading South from the Echo Trail. Difficult route. Four portages to Bootleg Lake.
  • Latitude: 48.14196 Longitude: -92.20787
  • 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 Indian Sioux River (south)

Trip Name Type Days
Sioux-Hustler Trail, Backpacking Hiking 3 Days
Sioux Hustler Trail Loop Backpack Trip Hiking 3 Days
Four Solos - Visions Of Sin Trip Paddling Canoe 4 Days
the short, early april solo Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Southern Reaches of Little Indian Sioux Paddling Canoe 4 Days
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