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Reserve your Boundary Waters Canoe Trip Permit

It’s time to reserve your Boundary Waters Canoe trip permit for the 2020 canoeing and camping season. Permits to enter the BWCA can be reserved beginning Wednesday, January 29th at 9am. Feel free to give us a call at Voyageur

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Boundary Waters ice fishing for free

This weekend you can go ice fishing for free if you bring along a child younger than 16 years of age. This is a great opportunity to get out at least once during the winter fishing season. While Josh was

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Canoe Registration for paddling the Boundary Waters

There was a time when any canoe being paddled in the Boundary Waters needed to be registered. That has changed for non-residents of Minnesota. If you’re a Minnesotan who owns a canoe you probably know you need to register your

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Boundary Waters winter day trip

Cassidy, Matt and Bosley ventured into the Boundary Waters for a day trip the other day. The plan was to catch some fish through the ice. The fish didn’t cooperate but Matt and Cassidy did catch some great photos of

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Darkest Skies at the end of the Gunflint Trail

Tilt your head back the next time you are outside at night. What can you see in the sky? The stars and constellations you are able to see will vary depending upon the amount of light pollution around you. When

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Snowshoeing on the Gunflint Trail

Winter is a magical time on the Gunflint Trail. There’s no better way to enjoy the woods and frozen lakes than to snowshoe. Come up and stay with us at Voyageur Canoe Outfitters and find out for yourself.  

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Saganaga Lake BWCA Trip

Here’s another great video by photographer Layne Kennedy who recently visited the Boundary Waters and camped on Saganaga Lake. Our wilderness campsite on Saganaga Lake 2019 from Layne Kennedy on Vimeo.

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Happy 75th Birthday Smokey Bear

It’s Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday today! There’s no better place to celebrate than in the Boundary Waters. Just be sure to hang the leftover cake from a tree limb so his black bear friends don’t eat all of the frosting

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BWCA Permit Lottery Again?

In my mind it’s doubtful the USFS will reinstate the lottery system for Boundary Waters permits but I guess you never know. Here’s a recent article about the lottery and what local politicians are attempting. BWCA permits could be handed

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More Meteor Viewing in the BWCA

The Dark Sky Caravan is coming to Cook County again this summer.  Why does it visit us so frequently? We have very little light pollution with the darkest skies around. Perseid meteors 2019: All you need to know Posted by

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