Entry Point 61 - Daniels Lake
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Entry Point: Daniels Lake #61 Last Visited: July 17, 2022
Maps: Fisher F-13; McKenzie #2 Daily Quota: 1
Fire History:
Nearest Ranger Station: Gunflint Ranger Station, Grand Marais, MN along Hwy. 61 on the North Shore
Portage Length from Parking Lot: About 8 rods Restroom at Entry Point: Yes. Pit latrine toilet. Follow signed trail from parking lot.

Entry Point 61 - Daniels Lake

Gunflint Ranger District

From Grand Marais, Minnesota, follow the Gunflint Trail for about 29 miles to Hungry Jack Road (just before Trail Center). Take a right and drive 2.4 miles to the parking lot on your left. The parking lot is shared by both the Duncan Lake and Daniels Lake entry points.

Note that there is a portage here that runs through the parking lot and across Hungry Jack Road between Hungry Jack Lake and West Bearskin Lake.

The portage to Daniels Lake can be reached with a 0.6 mile paddle to the northeast across West Bearskin Lake. Once at the portage, it is 50 rods to Daniels Lake. The portage is generally well maintained and fairly easy.

Travel beyond Daniels Lake requires some work. From the north end of Daniels Lake, you can portage to either Rose Lake (to the west) or Rove Lake (to the east). Both of these lakes are along the international border. The portage length to either lake is over 200 rods.

Exploring the Entry Point

Exploring the parking lot, checking out the latrine and then walking down the short portage path to the shore of West Bearskin Lake.

Duncan Lake Entry Point
From here, paddle directly for that point in the center of your view. Round the point to the left (west). The Duncan Lake portage is about 1/2 mile paddle from there.

Now that you've reached the shore of the lake, visit: WEST BEARSKIN LAKE

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