Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park Guide Book

by James Churchill (Falcon Guides)
Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park  by James Churchill

220pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 0762711485

Push off and explore more than 50 routes along the US-Canada border in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National Park. This guide takes you on a journey through this region's most spectacular landscapes. Whether you prefer fishing, camping, wildlife viewing, or quiet solitude, these waterways will take you there. Inside you'll find: an overview of what to expect and how to prepare; detailed maps; thorough route descriptions; and a list of information resources.

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Trails from the "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 52.
... Preview: Two of the longest portages in the BWCAW are negotiated on this trip. Several beautiful, small lakes are utilized, and the largest lake in the BWCAW is visited. Two rivers form part of the journey. Pi ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Ely, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 33
... Preview: This is an easy but substantial trip, designed for a family or the angler who can’t put in to Brule Lake because the quota is filled. Each sizeable lake on the route has good fishing, and Brule Lake a ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Grand Marais, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 24
... Preview: This trip starts at Big Lake and follows a river north to another large lake. Then it picks up a second river and continues north to Lake Agnes. At Lake Agnes it locates a third river and follows it t ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Ely, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 39
... Preview: This trip starts in one of the most ruggedly scenic areas of the BWCAW, and picturesque hills are usually close at hand. Excellent fishing for walleye, northern pike, and lake trout is available. Br ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Grand Marais, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 32
... Preview: This trip goes west through several small lakes and accesses three large, popular, base camp lakes. It connects to routes from other entry points. The fishing opportunities for lake trout are plentifu ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Grand Marais, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 30
... Preview: This trip heads north from gigantic Brule Lake through two chains of lakes and one river, before returning to the put-in point. A variety of lakes and one river are encountered. Tall, scenic bluffs bo ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Grand Marais, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 32
... Preview: Paddle across a section of Rainy Lake to the Kabetogama Peninsula. Find the creek that leads to Locator Lake. Continue to paddle and portage through the Chain of Lakes. Long portages must be negotiate ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
International Falls, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 32
... Preview: This trip is all paddling on big water, except for two portages. Canoes must stay along the shoreline to avoid waves and motorboat wakes. Sea kayaks are more versatile on these waters. Explore islan ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Crane Lake, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 62
... Preview: This region is probably the most scenic of the entire BWCAW. Deep blue-water lakes stretch for miles between spectacular bluffs. All the customary game fish can be caught, and one lake even has muskel ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Grand Marais, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 34
... Preview: This short trip starts as a long paddle across busy Burntside Lake to a rugged portage. The Crab Lake portage will bring you to a series of small, remote, and scenic lakes. Solitude should be easy to ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Ely, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 19
... Preview: Launch the boat outside Voyageurs National Park, at Crane Lake. Head north to Sand Point Lake, the smallest of the four large lakes in the park. It is about 7.5 miles long and 2.5 miles wide at its wi ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
International Falls, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 30
... Preview: This trip heads north to the United States–Canadian border through some scenic and rugged terrain. It then bends east and follows the border to four lakes before heading south through four lakes. Th ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Grand Marais, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 28
... Preview: This is a semi–base camp trip where fishing and exploring are more important than the distance covered. The number of lakes is kept to a minimum, leaving time to explore the length and breadth of the ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Grand Marais, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: This route is intended for paddlers who enjoy a challenge. The longest portage in the eastern region of BWCAW, from Rove Lake to Rose Lake, is conquered. The majestic beauty of Rose Lake and its surro ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Grand Marais, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 26
... Preview: This is all lake paddling, on very large lakes at that. There are islands, scenic shorelines, and two waterfalls to explore and enjoy. The fishing can be quite good. The portages are not difficult, an ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Ely, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 28
... Preview: This trip has easy access, both lake and river paddling, scenic rapids and waterfalls, good fishing for brook trout and splake, and, mostly, easy portages. This trip starts with an easy access into F ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Ely, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 22
... Preview: This trip has big lakes, small lakes, creeks, and rivers. Only two of the portages are longer than 160 rods. Spectacular hills and rocky cliffs surround clear water lakes, and the fishing for walleye, ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Grand Marais, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 50
... Preview: Base camp on Isabella Lake and take overnight trips up the Island River to Comfort Lake and up the Perent River to Perent Lake. This trip is very suitable for families or any party that wants an unhur ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Ely, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: This trip follows a section of the Voyageurs highway along the international border, retracing the route these hardy eighteenth-century French Canadians used as a highway to the rich fur trading terri ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Grand Marais, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 27
... Preview: Paddle a huge wilderness lake that is 15 miles long, 4 miles wide, covers 31 square miles, and has 78 miles of extremely irregular shoreline. Deep bays and 127 islands form an almost unending supply o ... From the guidebook "Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park"
Crane Lake, MN - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 33