Canoe Country Index

BWCA

BWCA Region 3
The North Central Border Lakes


Region 3 - The North Central Border Lakes

Region 3 Map, prepared with TOPO!

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 BWCAW Boundary, Ely, and the Fernberg Road

Maps

Fisher

  • F-10, Basswood, Fall, Moose
  • F-17, Crooked, Darky, Sarah
  • McKenzie

  • No. 9, Snowbank, Basswood
  • No. 11, Jackfish, Beartrap
  • Entry Points

    22
    23
    24
    26
    77
    Mudro Lake (restricted - no camping on Horse Lake)
    Mudro Lake
    Fall Lake
    Wood Lake
    South Hegman Lake

    Lakes

    Acorn
    Angleworm
    Basswood
    Beartrap
    Boot
    Bullet
    Bunggee
    Chippewa
    Circle (Round)
    Crooked
    Ella
    Fairy
    Fall
    Fourtown
    Frolic
    Gull
    Gun
    Gypo
    Hall
    Hardtack
    Holy
    Home 

    Hopkins
    Horse
    Hube
    Jackfish
    Jackfish Bay
    Little Bass
    Maingan
    Manomin
    Moose Camp
    Mudhole
    Newton
    Niki
    No-See-Um
    North Hegman
    Old Squaw
    Pakwene
    Papoose
    Parley
    Picket
    Pipestone Bay
    Range
    Ritual
    Sandpit
    Sash
    Sauna
    Section 16
    Sinneeg
    South Hegman
    Sunday
    Sundial
    Thunder
    Tick
    Tin Can Mike
    Trease
    Wabosons
    Wagosh
    Washte
    Webfoot
    Whiskey Jack
    Wind
    Witness
    Wood


    Rivers and Streams

    Basswood River
    Beartrap River
    Bunggee Creek
    Home Creek
    Horse River
    Papoose Creek
    Second Creek
    Sinneeg Creek
    Spring Creek
    Sterling Creek


    Portage Table


    Primitive Management Areas

  • Sundial Lake PMA, between the Stuart River and Sinneeg Creek, Crooked and Beartrap
  • Tick Lake PMA, between Sinneeg Creek and the Basswood River, Crooked Lake and Jackfish Bay
  • Routes

    North/South

  • Angleworm
  • East/West

  • Border Route
  • Other Canoe Country Regions

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    Trout Lake/Big Moose
    The Northwest Border Lakes
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    North of the Gunflint
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    Last updated on 12 April, 2004