BWCA Entry Point A - Trout Lake Boundary Waters

A - Trout Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Ranger Station:
La Croix - 30 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 2 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access from LakeVermilion via a 180-rod portage suitable for portage wheels. Commercial portage service available.
  • Latitude: 47.91278 Longitude: -92.34060
  • 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 - Trout Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Trout Lake 2011 Motor 11 Days
Portage clearing trip 2011 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
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