Clearwater Lake
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Nearest Entry Point: Clearwater Lake #62 Fishing: MN DNR; Lake Trout, Smallmouth Bass
Maps: Fisher F-14; McKenzie #2 Lake Depth: MN DNR; 130 feet
Fire History:
Lake Size: 1,344 acres
Campsites: 7 (4 visited) Wildlife Seen on Visit: None
Last Visited: September 12, 2022;
Previous Visit(s): July 17, 2022
Lake Elevation: 1663 feet
Water Clarity: MN DNR

ROUTES/PORTAGES FROM CLEARWATER LAKE:
To Caribou Lake (west portage): Walk the 210 rod portage
To Caribou Lake (east portage): Walk the 200 rod portage
To Mountain Lake: Walk the 90 rod portage
To West Pike Lake: Walk the 211 rod portage

Clearwater Lake

Gunflint Ranger District

CLEARWATER LAKE CAMPSITES:
Campsite 1 (#679): Second campsite east of BWCA Entry Point 62 landing
Campsite 2 (#681): Third campsite east of BWCA Entry Point 62 landing
Campsite 3 (#682): Site just west of the Mountain Lake portage
Campsite 4 (#683): First campsite east of the Mountain Lake portage

References:
Heinselman, Miron, The Boundary Waters Wilderness Ecosystem (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999), 114.

Exploring Clearwater Lake

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Clearwater Lake 1
Looking toward the south across Clearwater Lake from the canoe landing at the entry point.

Route Connections for Clearwater Lake

From Clearwater Lake, you can portage to either Caribou Lake (over two different portages), Mountain Lake and West Pike Lake. You can also exit the Boundary Waters at BWCA Entry Point 62.

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