boundary waters Trails

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North F D :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

North F D is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cook County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 1,753 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 524 feet

Caribou Lake Route Backcountry Showshoe Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Caribou Lake Route Backcountry Showshoe Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cook County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 1,896 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.9 miles wit

Moose Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Moose Trail is a hiking trail in Cook County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 5.0 miles long and begins at 1,924 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 719 feet.

Eagle Mountain Hiking Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Eagle Mountain Hiking Trail is a hiking trail in Cook County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 3.2 miles long and begins at 1,744 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,030 fee

Gneiss Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Gneiss Trail is a hiking trail in Cook County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 1,445 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 417 feet.

Banadad Ski Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Banadad Ski Trail is a hiking trail in Cook County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 16.8 miles long and begins at 1,870 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 33.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,162 feet. The B

Border Route Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Border Route Trail is a hiking trail in Cook County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 37.9 miles long and begins at 1,554 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,323 feet. The W

Portage :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Portage is a hiking trail in Cook County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 1,847 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 138 feet. Along the trail the

Kekekabic Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Kekekabic Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,556 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 14

Portage :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Portage is a hiking trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,510 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 15 feet.

Old Pines Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Old Pines Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 15.5 miles long and begins at 1,515 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 5

Portage :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, ON

Portage is a hiking trail in Minnesota and Ontario. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 1,361 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 28 feet.

Portage :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Portage is a hiking trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,343 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 237 feet.

Portage :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Portage is a hiking trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 1,486 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 80 feet.

Forest Rt 179 :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Forest Rt 179 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 5.1 miles long and begins at 1,557 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 174

Portage :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Portage is a hiking trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 1,437 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 18 feet.

Portage :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Portage is a hiking trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 1,512 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 49 feet.

Portage :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Portage is a hiking trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 1,485 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 38 feet.

Snowbank Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Snowbank Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 18.5 miles long and begins at 1,484 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 37.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 4

Stuart Portage :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Stuart Portage is a hiking trail in Saint Louis County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 1,436 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 324 feet.

Angleworm Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Angleworm Trail is a hiking trail in Saint Louis County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 8.0 miles long and begins at 1,520 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 15.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,092 feet. T

Cloquet Line :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Cloquet Line is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Saint Louis County and Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 1,368 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles with a total

Sioux Hustler Trail Spur :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Sioux Hustler Trail Spur is a hiking trail in Saint Louis County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 288 feet long and begins at 1,374 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 45 fee

Sioux Hustler Trail Spur :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Sioux Hustler Trail Spur is a hiking trail in Saint Louis County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 1,354 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 106 f

Pow-Wow Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Pow-Wow Trail is a hiking trail in Lake County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 1,583 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 130 feet. Near the trai

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness :: Superior, MN

Calling the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) a campground is like referring to the Grand Canyon as a pothole. The BWCAW stretches more than a million acres from Ely on the west to Grand Marais on the east, contained within the Superior N

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness-Crooked Lake-Basswood River :: Ely, MN

Here's a trip that provides great fishing and backwoods travel - if you're ready to portage. Put in on the small creek leading to Mudro Lake. Paddle to the northern corner of the lake and follow a 30-rod (165 yards) portage and 140-rod (770 yards)

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness-Louse River :: Tofte, MN

If you like the idea of paddling and portaging deep into the woods, here's a trip for you. The total distance is 35 miles and 35 portages, including a monster carry of 1.5 miles near the end. Paddling time is two to five days, depending on your de

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness-Basswood Lake :: Ely, MN

A trip to Basswood Lake doesn't require much portaging but puts the paddler into some of the best fishing in Minnesota. With hundreds of lakes and few serious anglers at work, the Boundary Waters offers remarkable fishing for northern pike, walley

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness-Hegman Lake :: Ely, MN

This is a great trip short trip- perfectly suited for beginners- with a short portage and a surprise at the end. Portage into North Hegmen and paddle to the narrows at the far end of the lake to view the collection of dark red figures and symbols on

Border Route Trail :: Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN

Border Route Trail is a hiking trail in Cook County, Minnesota. It is within Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It is 60.5 miles long and begins at 1,476 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 24.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,630 feet.

East Bearskin Lake Campground :: Grand Marais, MN

This campground is a good choice for campers who want access to the Boundary Waters but can still car camp. Two eastern bays of East Bearskin Lake are within the Boundary Waters (boaters who access them will need to obtain the required permit), and t

Boundary Trail :: North Kitsap Heritage Park, WA

Boundary Trail is a hiking trail in Kitsap County, Washington. It is within North Kitsap Heritage Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 80 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 391 feet. Near the tra

San Andreas Trail :: Millbrae, CA

The wide, paved San Andreas Trail follows the eastern boundary of the San Francisco Watershed, giving views of the lakes and the wooded mountains. At Larkspur Drive it becomes a hiking and equestrian path, winding through the trees and underbrush in

Waterdog Lake Park and Trail/John S Brooks Memorial Open Space - Belmont :: Belmont, CA

The trail through Belmont ’s wooded Diablo Canyon passes Waterdog Lake and comes out on the crest of the hill at the eastern boundary of the Watershed, where panoramic views of Crystal Springs Lakes and the Santa Cruz Mountains spread out before you.

Granite Creek Campground Trail :: Fish Camp, CA

This route traverses the very heart of Yosemite’s South Boundary Country and crosses the divide of the Merced River and San Joaquin River watersheds at Isberg Pass. Fishing on the lakes and streams is fair to excellent, and the life zones range from

Ranger Lake :: Three Rivers, CA

Crossing the Silliman crest on the boundary between Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, this trip terminates at picturesque Ranger Lake. En route, the trail passes through fir forests, skirts flowery meadows, traces rambling brooks, and passes b

Skinner Ridge Trail to Skinner Ridge Overlook :: Big Sur, CA

Skinner Ridge Trail begins from Bottchers Gap at the end of Palo Colorado Road, 2,000 feet above sea level. The trail follows the upper reaches of Mill Creek through the shade of oaks and madrones, reaching the crest of Skinner Ridge at the Ventana W

Sunset Falls :: Battle Ground, WA

The campground is worth the drive. It is just inside the western boundary of Gifford Pinchot National Forest, right beside the East Fork Lewis River. Jack Mountain is 1 mile to the north, and the drainage rivers and creeks east of the campground offe

Skinner Ridge Trail to Skinner Ridge Overlook :: Carmel, CA

Skinner Ridge Trail begins from Bottchers Gap at the end of Palo Colorado Road, 2,000 feet above sea level. The trail follows the upper reaches of Mill Creek through the shade of oaks and madrones, reaching the crest of Skinner Ridge at the Ventana W

Deadman Peak :: Chase Mountain, WA

The Forest Service clearly makes no effort to make the beginning of the route apparent. But another watershed boundary sign up the slope helps get hikers on course. Intake Trail No. 3211 soon becomes a single-track route, with boundary signs on your

Fisheating Creek :: Palmdale, FL

Fisheating Creek is undoubtedly one of the prettiest streams in Florida. Teacolored water journeys swiftly through thick cypress swamps and beside hardwood hammocks only to open into small lakes where wildlife abounds. This area, especially the upper

Big Creek Campground :: Columbia Falls, MT

Big Creek sits on the banks of the Flathead River’s North Fork at the front door of Glacier National Park. Flowing along and defining the park’s western boundary, the North Fork is one of Montana’s premier rivers and in 1976 was designated a part of

Iron Lake Campground :: Grand Marais, MN

The area around Iron Lake Campground is still recovering from a massive fire in 2007, but it provides a unique view of an environment rebuilding itself from a natural disaster. While not officially part of the Boundary Waters, the terrain and scenery

Hinsdale Island Campground :: Cook, MN

Located in Kabetogama State Forest, this rustic boat- in campground is on Hinsdale Island, in Lake Vermilion. Note that this can be a choppy lake with strong winds and changeable weather, meaning you’ll need to be a strong boater (or have a good moto

Flour Lake Campground :: Grand Marais, MN

On the far end of the Gunflint Trail is this rustic campground on the shores of Flour Lake, a good fishing lake where you can expect to catch walleye, lake trout, and smallmouth bass. It’s also remote enough for excellent wildlife viewing and bird wa

Fall Lake Campground :: Ely, MN

Fall Lake Campground is one of the entry points to the Boundary Waters, and part of the campground is within the BWCAW. Parts of Fall Lake itself are within the BWCAW and fall under the wilderness area restrictions, while the rest of the lake is open

Esther Lake Campground :: Hovland, MN

Located within Grand Portage State Forest, this is the campground to seek if you want to get away from it all. With three secluded, primitive spots residing almost 20 miles from the nearest town amid deep forest, the campground offers a nature immers

Echo Lake Campground :: Orr, MN

Located within Superior National Forest, Echo Lake Campground is also near Boundary Waters entry points and is often used as a night before or after stop by campers heading into the wilderness. The campsites are not right on the water, but are se

Devilfish Lake Campground :: Hovland, MN

Located within Grand Portage State Forest, this primitive campground is small, and each site has its own driveway and walking path to the lake. The forest itself offers 30 miles of hiking trails, including connections to the Border Route Trail and th