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More BWCA entry points open up

We’re thankful the USFS made the decision to open up more entry points into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Saganaga and Seagull Lake entry points are open but some areas remain closed to canoe campers. Starting Sunday, please call

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Time to open the rest of the Boundary Waters

We feel it is time to open up the rest of the Boundary Waters due to the lack of threat from the John Ek Fire. The fire has not grown in size, crews have established fire lines, temperatures have been

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Boundary Waters entry points opening up

The recent rains, cooler temperatures and additional fire resources in the Superior National Forest are allowing the USFS to open up most of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area entry points on September 4th. Unfortunately the lack of containment of the

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Additional closures on the Gunflint Trail

National Forest lands and roads on the upper section of the Gunflint Trail are now closed. Private and public roads are still open so homeowners and guests can access resorts, outfitters and restaurants on the Gunflint Trail.  The closure area

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John Ek Wildfire in the BWCAW

What began as the John Elk Wildfire has now been renamed the John Ek Wildfire. Yesterday was a bad day for John and a good day for the Boundary Waters as temperatures and wind were moderate and didn’t allow for

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Boundary Waters Entry Points Open on the Gunflint Trail

The good news, that really isn’t “news,” is the entry points into the Boundary Waters on the Gunflint Trail are open. The fires affecting recent BWCA entry point closures are on the western side of the Boundary Waters and are

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Fire Ban in the Boundary Waters

It’s been dry and hot in the Boundary Waters and the USFS has implemented a complete fire ban. No campfires and no grills may be used in the BWCAW. It’s a bummer to not be able to have a campfire

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4th of July in the Boundary Waters

I can’t think of a more perfect place to celebrate the 4th of July than in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. And in spite of the fact we have owned Voyageur Canoe Outfitters for over 20 years we’ve been

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Boundary Waters campfires

We’ve received some rain over the past few days but there’s still high fire danger in most of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We are super lucky to live in an area where we can have campfires almost all

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Busy in the Boundary Waters

When you see a headline that says, “A Busy Year Ahead in the Boundary Waters,” what does that mean to you? Does it conjure up images of people filled streets during the great get together of the Minnesota State Fair?

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