Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MI

The world renown Boundary Waters Canoe Area encompasses over 1 million acres that houses thousands of lakes and includes over 1200 miles of canoe routes. We will be entering Entry Point 27 – Snow Lake. The trip loop route will travel from Snowbank Lake through Parent Lake, Disappointment Lake with a series of smaller lakes and a series of portages to Gibson Lake.  From Gibson Lake the returning route can be either through Ensign, Newfound and out Moose Lake or back across Snowbank Lake to the beginning.  We have five days to complete the recommended three days for the trip, allowing some time to explore the area.

The Permit Fees are $6.00 plus $16.00 per Adult for the trip. The required $38.00 (two adults fee) deposit was paid to secure the entry point permit. A Interagency Senior Pass discount of $8.00 per card is available if the pass is presented to the outfitter agent before August 8th.

Everyone needs to arrive in Ely at the permit Agent on Aug 8 and the trip will run from Aug 9 to the 13th. Group Size Limits: 9 people with 4 canoes (8 paddlers plus one rider) Trip Coordinator spot #one  plus 8 spots for the permit. Only one tandem canoe spot left (two paddlers).  Details for the trip will be provided to anyone interested in joining the trip.

To register or for further information contact Louise Richards,

This is an RMCC/ACA sponsored event so an additional $10 insurance fee will be required for those who are not members of ACA. If you are a member, please send Louise your ACA membership number before the trip.