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
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
Knife Lake Opening Day Fishing Season Paddling Canoe 5 Days
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Lake Species
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