Here are some tips on the best Boundary Waters outfitting and trip planners for your BWCAW adventure. Canoe outfitters, Boundary Waters guides and suppliers will help you plan your canoe trip.
We strongly recommend that you consider using a Boundary Waters outfitter if it is your first canoe trip into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Your route to the Boundary Waters will likely be out of either Ely, Minnesota, which has the largest number of entry points to the Boundary Waters, or Grand Marais, Minnesota. Several Ely area outfitters include:Crane Lake - BWCA and Voyageurs Area Vacation Rentals - You get the whole house!
Grand Marais is another popular starting point for your trip into the BWCAW. Grand Marais, Minnesota outfitters include:
Find lots more information about both of these amazing Minnesota vacation spots on our pages about:
Minnesota Boundary Waters outfitters offer many options for your wilderness canoe trip. These include:
Detailed Boundary Waters Maps are a must.
There is nothing like a Boundary Waters canoe trip to renew your spirit and get you back to the basics of life.
Please remember to "Leave No Trace"
Boundary Waters outfitters are dedicated to providing you with the best equipment, best food and the best trip they possibly can for your wilderness vacation.
You can also do some "pre-preparation" for the Boundary Waters by reading about the wilderness area and beginning to purchase equipment you know you will need.