Explore the Boundary Waters Minnesota wilderness canoe area.
A boundary waters map and a canoe outfitters Boundary Waters guide service will help you have the Minnesota adventure of a lifetime.
The highlight of your visit to Minnesota could be your trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness for camping, canoeing and "up close with nature" experiences.
Outdoor adventures just don't get any better than this.
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness extends for nearly 150 miles along the International Boundary with Canada's Quetico Provincial Park and is bordered on the west by Voyageurs National Park.
Visitors come to canoe, portage and camp in the freedom and spirit of the French Voyageurs of 200 years ago.
The Boundary Waters area includes more than a million acres featuring over 1200 canoe routes through over 1,000 portage-linked lakes and rivers and includes 16 hiking trails and at least 2,000 designated camping sites.
If this is your first trip to the Boundary Waters, consider using one of the many Boundary Waters guide services.
Entry points to the BWCAW are most commonly reached out of Ely Minnesota or through Grand Marais Minnesota.
You can find many BWCA outfitters and guide services. Most of them are based in, or around, Ely, Minnesota.
The Wilderness Ethic: Leave No Trace
Minimize your impact when visiting the Boundry Waters. Minnesota and federal agencies have adopted these core pinciples for BWCA visitors:
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