Entry Point 21 - Angleworm Lake Trail
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Entry Point: Angleworm Lake Trail #21 Last Visited: September 18, 2015
Maps: Fisher F-9; McKenzie #11 Daily Quota: N/A
Fire History:
Nearest Ranger Station: Kawishiwi Ranger Station, Ely, MN
Portage Length from Parking Lot: None - Trail starts at parking lot shared with Entry Point #20 Restroom at Entry Point: Yes (outdoor biffy - campsite style)

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Entry Point 21 - Angleworm Lake Trail

Kawishiwi Ranger District

Take Highway 116 (the Echo Trail) from Ely, Minnesota to the Angleworm Lake/Angleworm Lake Trail parking lot. This is 17 miles from Ely, so set your odometer.

This is a shared parking lot. Entry Point 21 - Angleworm Trail and Entry Point 20 - Angleworm Lake both use this parking lot.

There is a primitive restroom at this entry point (just like you will find at campsites out in the BWCA). The entry point sees relatively low traffic. It is shared by both hikers and paddlers.

It is 716 rods from the parking lot to Angleworm Lake. This is almost two miles. The Angleworm Lake Trail follows the same route as the portage until it reaches Angleworm Lake. The trail is easy to follow and in good shape. It is also flat in most places with a few minor hills to go up and down. There is a marshy area where the trail crosses Spring Creek, but this has been mitigated with a dual plank wooden crosswalk.


Exploring the Entry Point

Entry Point 21 - Angleworm Lake Trail in the BWCA
Signage along the Echo Trail marking the parking lot for the Angleworm Lake Trail and Angleworm Lake.


Angleworm Lake Trail BWCA
Entry Point 21 - Angleworm Lake Trail is a fairly small parking lot. The actual portage starts in the foreground and leads off to your left.


BWCA Entry Point 21
The bulletin board for Entry Point 21 - Angleworm Lake Trail. The portage to Angleworm Lake starts just to the left of this sign.


Angleworm Lake Trail Entry Point BWCA
You can barely make out the start of the Angleworm Lake Trail just to the left of the bulletin board.



A short stroll around the Entry Point 21 - Angleworm Lake Trail parking lot to see the layout.

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