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Plan Your Trip

To make the most of your hunting, fishing or camping trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, here are some resources to get you started.

Minnesota DNR Fishing Information
Minnesota DNR Hunting Information

DNR - Boundary Waters Canoe Area

USFS Superior National Forest General Information
USFS Superior National Forest Boundary Waters Information and Planning Guide 2015
Superior National Forest Fishing Information
Superior National Forest Hunting Information

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Reservations

Canoeing.com BWCAW Entry Points Guide

MN DNR Current Conditions
Select from dozens of towns, including Ely & Grand Marais. Conditions by season, including ice out, fire danger, river levels, trail/road closures, etc.


Supporting Businesses
These resorts and outfitters support Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters and efforts to protect the Boundary Waters. Please consider these businesses as you plan your trip.
Ely Outfitting Company
Piragis Northwoods Company
River Point Resort and Outfitting Company
Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge
Wilderness Outfitters (hunting trips)
View our full list of business supporters.