BWCA Entry Point H - Snowbank Lake Boundary Waters

H - Snowbank Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Ranger Station:
Kawishiwi - 24 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 2 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Motors allowed on Snowbank Lake only.
  • Latitude: 47.97219 Longitude: -91.43287
  • 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 - Snowbank Lake

Trip Name Type Days
Disappointment Fishing Trip Paddling Kayak 4 Days
Winter Camping on Parent - Cold Slush and Warm Memories! Snowshoeing 3 Days
Thomas Lake in Spring. Windy, Rainy, Cloudy, Wonderful. Paddling Canoe 5 Days
First Hot Tent trip Snowshoeing 3 Days
Beyond Snowbank Lake Paddling Canoe 13 Days
Snowbank-Lake One loop Paddling Canoe 5 Days
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Recent Forum Discussions - H - Snowbank Lake

Discussion Forum Last Post
Snowbank/Boot Portage Trip Planning Forum 05-17-2022
Three days leaving for Ely, then Snowbank Saturday…… Trip Planning Forum 05-17-2022
1st Time Lake Trout Fishing on Snowbank Fishing Forum 04-06-2022
Snowbank Permit cancelled May 18 Trip Planning Forum 03-30-2022
Hike Border Route 2-3 night or Snowbank? Suggestions? Trip Planning Forum 08-30-2021
Snowbank entry last week in August questions Trip Planning Forum 04-20-2021
Snowbank to Grand Portage Trip Planning Forum 04-20-2021
Snowbank Lake question Trip Planning Forum 04-11-2021
Snowbank and Disappointment Wind Trip Planning Forum 02-15-2021
Snowbank Entry Point Disappointment Lake Trip Planning Forum 01-06-2021
Cell service on Snowbank or Disappointment Trip Planning Forum 09-03-2020
Snowbank Lake Trip Planning Forum 07-24-2020
From Snowbank to One: radial trips and lakes to stay longer Trip Planning Forum 07-21-2020
Fishing on Snowbank & Disappointment Fishing Forum 07-02-2020
From Snowbank to One: Best outfitters Trip Planning Forum 06-28-2020
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Fishing Tips

Lake Species
Disappointment Lake Smallmouth Bass,Walleye