Canoe Country Index

BWCA

BWCA Regions

Regions Locator Map


Contents

Region 1
Region 2
Region 3
Region 4
Region 5
Region 6
Region 7
Region 8
Region 9
Region 10
Trout Lake/Big Moose
The Northwest Border Lakes
The North Central Border Lakes
The Northeast Border Lakes
North of the Gunflint
The Southwest Rivers
Central Core West
Central Core East
South Central
The East End

Region 1 - Trout Lake/Big Moose

Boundaries
West BWCA Boundary and the Superior National Forest
North BWCA Boundary and the Echo Trail
East BWCA Boundary, Burntside Lake, and the Echo Trail
South BWCA Boundary and Lake Vermilion

Region 2 - The Northwest Border Lakes

Boundaries
West BWCA Boundary
North International Boundary, Little Vermilion, Loon, and Lac La Croix
East Curtain Falls SSW to Big Lake and the Echo Trail
South BWCA Boundary and the Echo Trail

Region 3 - The North Central Border Lakes

Boundaries
West Curtain Falls SSW to Big Lake and the Echo Trail
North International Boundary, Crooked, Basswood River, and Basswood Lake
East Prairie Portage SSW between Wind Lake and Moose Lake
South BWCA Boundary, Ely, and the Fernberg Road

Region 4 - The Northeast Border Lakes

Boundaries
West Prairie Portage SSW between Wind Lake and Moose Lake
North International Boundary, Knife Lake, and Saganaga
East BWCA Boundary and the Gunflint Trail
South Moose Lake NNE and South of Ensign, Kekekabic, Ogishkemuncie, and Seagull

Region 5 - North of the Gunflint

Boundaries
West BWCA Boundary and the Gunflint Trail
North International Boundary
East BWCA Boundary and Granite River
South BWCA Boundary and the Gunflint Trail

Region 6 - The Southwest Rivers

Boundaries
West BWCA Boundary and Highway 1
North BWCA Boundary and the Fernberg Road, south of Snowbank and north of the Drumstick Creek drainage to Insula and south of Fishdance, Assawan, and Bugo
East BWCA Boundary
South BWCA Boundary

Region 7 - Central Core West

Boundaries
West Between Moose Lake and Snowbank, south of Snowbank and north of the Drumstick Creek drainage to Insula.
North Moose Lake NNE and South of Ensign and Kekekabic
East West of a line from the east end of Kekekabic South, to the west of Van, Ledge, Pan, Kivaniva, and Malberg
South Insula and south of Fishdance, Assawan, and Bugo

Region 8 - Central Core East

Boundaries
West East of a line from the east end of Kekekabic South, to the west of Van, Ledge, Pan, Kivaniva, and Malberg
North South of a line running NNE and South of Ogishkemuncie, and Seagull
East BWCA Boundary and west of a line from Ham Lake south to Kelly Lake, running to the west of Ham, Missing Link, Copper, Long Island, Cherokee, Clam, and Kelly
South An arc running south of Koma, Kiveniva, Little Saganaga, Mora, and Tuscarora, to Round Lake

Region 9 - South Central

Boundaries
West East of an arc from Koma to Kawishiwi, to the West of Polly and Baskatong
North South of an arc from George SW to Koma, to the South of Tuscarora, Mora, Hop, Kiveniva, and Malberg
East West of a line from Ham Lake South to Kelly Lake, running to the west of Ham, Missing Link, Copper, Long Island, Cherokee, Clam, and Kelly
South BWCA Boundary

Region 10 - The East End

Boundaries
West East of a line from the Gunflint Trail south to Kelly Lake, running to the west of Ham, Cross Bay, Vester, Long Island, Cherokee, Clam, and Kelly
North BWCA Boundary and the Gunflint Trail
East BWCA Boundary and the Gunflint Trail
South BWCA Boundary

Boreal Forest Line

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