BWCA Entry Point G - Moose Lake to Prairie Portage Boundary Waters

G - Moose Lake to Prairie Portage

Permits Available:
Varies by week
Entry Type:
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 21 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • Varies by week
  • "Commercial portage service available. Valid on Moose, Newfound, Sucker and Basswood Lakes (except paddle only areas)."
  • Latitude: 47.98669 Longitude: -91.49793
  • 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 Lake to Prairie Portage

Trip Name Type Days
The Best Trip Yet (Well, Mostly) Paddling Canoe 10 Days
Adventure? Who Said Anything About THAT? Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Wind & Rain Magnets in Quetico Paddling Canoe 10 Days
Old Man Trip Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Paddling Canoe 6 Days
Quetico Solo w dog McIntyre Woodside and Sunday Lakes Paddling Canoe 13 Days
Ensign Lake Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Knife Lake 2014 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
BWCA 2013 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
BWCA May 24-30, 2013 Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Moose to Knife - Pack Stealing Bears Paddling Canoe 5 Days
2010 Moose Lake to EP 14 Paddling Canoe 10 Days
Carp lake 2009 Paddling Canoe 9 Days
A Quetico Solo, August 2008 Paddling Canoe 19 Days
Heart of Quetico Paddling Canoe 10 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - G - Moose Lake to Prairie Portage

Discussion Forum Last Post
Proposed 3-4 day Fall/Basswood loop Trip Planning Forum 04-08-2024
Lower Basswood or Disappointment Trip Planning Forum 01-18-2024
Planning a mid-August Basswood Lake trip Fishing Forum 12-14-2023
Quetico: Prairie Portage vs Cache Bay Trip Planning Forum 11-19-2023
Basswood River Fishing Forum 09-14-2023
Fall Lake to Basswood Trip Planning Forum 09-13-2023
Sept 22 Moose/Basswood OM permit released Fishing Forum 09-06-2023
Heads-up: Moose/Basswood OM permit release Fishing Forum 08-11-2023
Paddling Moose Lake to Saganaga Lake Trip Planning Forum 08-09-2023
First Time - Fall Lake to Basswood Lake Trip Planning Forum 08-01-2023
Early August Basswood/Fall Lake-Kids Fishing Forum 07-19-2023
Fall Lake to Basswood Falls Trip Planning Forum 07-13-2023
Wenonah Basswood Rod holder Fishing Forum 07-01-2023
Waterway between Hula and/or Indiana into Basswood? Trip Planning Forum 06-23-2023
Pipestone Bay / Basswood lake Fishing Forum 06-21-2023
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Spoon Lake Northern Pike