Portages in the BWCA

Alphabetical List of BWCA Portages

Stuart River portage landing BWCAThe landing for the Stuart River portage.

PORTAGE RATINGS:
Easy: A flat trail that is wide with good footing all the way. No major obstacles (heavy brush, rocks, fallen timber, etc.)
Average: May be some steep areas, rocky sections and/or wet areas.
Rugged: Lots of steep, overgrown and/or wet sections. Some uncleared blowdown.
Bushwhack: Unmaintained portage or no portage at all.

Portage ratings do not take length of the portage into account, only the difficulty of terrain.

BWCA Portage Reviews

Each portage review includes photos, a complete video and a description to help you measure the difficulty and obstacles the route may provide for your group.

BWCA Portages by starting lake from A to K: BWCA Portages by starting lake from L to Z:
A
Abinodji Lake to Haven Lake portage
Abinodji Lake to Swing Lake portage
Ada Creek to Ada Lake portage
Ada Creek to Sawbill Lake portage
Ada Lake to Ada Creek portage
Ada Lake to Skoop Lake portage
Adventure Lake to Cattyman Lake portage
Adventure Lake to Jitterbug Lake portage
Ahsub Lake to Disappointment Lake portage
Ahsub Lake to Jitterbug Lake portage
Alder Lake to Canoe Lake portage
Alder Lake to East Bearskin Lake (south arm) portage
Alder Lake to East Bearskin Lake (north arm) portage
Alder Lake to Pierz Lake portage
Allen Lake to Horseshoe Lake portage
Allen Lake to Jump Lake portage
Allen Lake to Pillsbery Lake portage
Alton Lake to Alton Lake portage
Alton Lake to Beth Lake portage
Alton Lake to Kelso Lake portage
Alton Lake to Sawbill Lake portage
Alton Lake to Wonder Lake portage
Angleworm Lake to Home Lake portage
Angleworm Lake Trail to Trease Lake portage

B
Bald Eagle Lake to Gabbro Lake portage
Banadad Lake to Rush Lake portage
Banadad Lake to Sebeka Lake portage
Baskatong Lake to Square Lake portage
Basswood Lake to Fall Lake portage (The Long Portage)
Bat Lake to Gillis Lake portage
Bat Lake to Green Lake portage
Beth Lake to Alton Lake portage
Beth Lake to Ella Lake portage
Beth Lake to Grace Lake portage
Big Lake to Lapond Lake portage
Big Rice Lake to Hook Lake portage
Bingshick Lake to Chub River portage
Bingshick Lake to Glee Lake portage
Bingschick Lake to Honker Lake (unmaintained) portage
Boot Lake to Haven Lake portage
Boot Lake to Snowbank Lake portage
Bower Trout Lake to Entry Point 43 portage
Bower Trout Lake to Marshall Lake portage
Brant Lake to Edith Lake portage
Brant Lake to Gotter Lake portage
Bridge Lake to Rifle Lake portage
Bruin Lake to Little Gabbro Lake portage
Brule Lake to Cam Lake portage
Brule Lake to Echo Lake portage
Brule Lake to Juno Lake portage
Brule Lake to Lily Lake portage
Brule Lake to South Cone Lake portage
Brule Lake to Temperance River portage
Burnt Lake to Flame Lake portage
Burnt Lake to Kelly Lake portage
Burnt Lake to Smoke Lake portage

C
Cam Lake to Brule Lake portage
Cam Lake to Gasket Lake portage
Canoe Lake to Alder Lake portage
Canoe Lake to Crystal Lake portage
Canoe Lake to Pine Lake portage
Caribou Lake (eastern) to Clearwater Lake portage
Caribou Lake (western) to Clearwater Lake portage
Caribou Lake to Deer Lake portage
Caribou Lake to Horseshoe Lake portage
Caribou Lake to Lizz Lake portage
Caribou Lake to Meeds Lake portage
Carl Lake to Lux Lake portage
Carl Lake to Morgan Lake portage
Cattyman Lake to Adventure Lake portage
Cattyman Lake to Gibson Lake portage
Cattyman Lake to Jordan Lake portage
Cherokee Creek to Skoop Lake portage
Cherokee Lake to Gordon Lake portage
Cherokee Lake to Town Lake portage
Chub River to Bingshick Lake portage
Chub River to Fay Lake portage (unmarked portage)
Chub River to Flying Lake portage
Chub River to Warclub Lake portage
Clearwater Lake (eastern) to Caribou Lake portage
Clearwater Lake (western) to Caribou Lake portage
Clearwater Lake to Deer Lake portage
Clearwater Lake to Mountain Lake portage
Clearwater Lake to West Pike Lake portage
Cliff Lake to North Cone Lake portage
Cliff Lake to Wanihigan Lake portage
Confusion Lake to Kawishiwi River portage
Confusion Lake to Lake One portage
Copper Lake to Hubbub Lake portage
Copper Lake to Snipe Lake portage
Crocodile Lake to Crocodile River portage
Crocodile Lake to East Bearskin Lake portage
Crocodile River to Crocodile Lake portage
Crocodile River to Parsnip Lake portage
Crooked Lake to Gillis Lake portage
Crooked Lake to Owl Lake portage
Cross Bay Lake to Ham Lake portage
Cross Bay Lake to Rib Lake portage
Crystal Lake to Canoe Lake portage

D
Daniels Lake to West Bearskin Lake portage
Deer Lake to Caribou Lake portage
Deer Lake to Clearwater Lake portage
Deer Lake to Moon Lake portage
Disappointment Lake to Ahsub Lake portage
Disappointment Lake to Parent Lake portage
Disappointment Lake to Snowbank Lake portage
Dugout Lake (South Brule River) to Marshall Lake
Duncan Lake to Moss Lake portage
Duncan Lake to Partridge Lake portage
Duncan Lake to Rose Lake portage (Stairway Portage)
Duncan Lake to West Bearskin Lake portage

E
East Bearskin Lake (north arm) to Alder Lake portage
East Bearskin Lake (south arm) to Alder Lake portage
East Bearskin Lake to Crocodile Lake portage
East Bearskin Lake to Flour Lake portage
East Bearskin Lake to Moon Lake portage
East Pike Lake to John Lake portage
East Pipe Lake to Vern River portage
Echo Lake to Brule Lake portage
Edith Lake to Brant Lake portage
Edith Lake to West Round Lake portage
Ella Lake to Beth Lake portage
Ella Lake to Grace Lake portage
Ella Hall Lake to Four Mile portage (The Long Portage)
Ella Hall Lake to Mud Lake portage
Entry Point 6 to Burntside Lake portage
Entry Point 6 to Slim Lake portage
Entry Point 8 to the Moose River portage
Entry Point 9 to Little Indian Sioux River (southbound)
Entry Point 14 to Little Indian Sioux River (northbound)
Entry Point 16 to Moose River portage (northbound)
Entry Point 19 to Stuart River portage
Entry Point 20 to Angleworm Lake portage
Entry Point 22 to Mudro Creek portage (leads to Mudro Lake)
Entry Point 23 to Mudro Creek portage (leads to Mudro Lake)
Entry Point 22 to Picket Lake portage (leads to Picket Lake)
Entry Point 23 to Picket Lake portage (leads to Picket Lake)
Entry Point 25 to Moose Lake portage
Entry Point 26 to Wood Lake portage
Entry Point 32 to South Kawishiwi River portage
Entry Point 33 to Little Gabbro Lake portage
Entry Point 35 to Isabella Lake portage
Entry Point 36 to Hog Creek portage
Entry Point 43 to Bower Trout Lake portage
Entry Point 44 to Ram Lake portage
Entry Point 45 to Morgan Lake portage
Entry Point 67 to Bog Lake portage
Entry Point 75 to Little Isabella River portage
Entry Point 77 to South Hegman Lake portage
Entry Point 84 to Snake River portage

F
Fall Lake to Basswood Lake portage
Fay Lake to Chub River portage (unmarked portage)
Fay Lake to Glee Lake portage
Fay Lake to Warclub Lake portage
Fern Lake to French Lake portage
Fern Lake to Gillis Lake portage
Flame Lake to Burnt Lake portage
Flash Lake to Moose Lake portage
Flash Lake to Snowbank Lake portage
Flour Lake to East Bearskin Lake portage
Flour Lake to Moon Lake portage
Flying Lake to Chub River portage
Flying Lake to Gotter Lake portage
Flying Lake to Green Lake portage
Found Lake to Newfound Lake portage
Four Mile Portage (Long Portage) to Ella Hall Lake portage
Four Mile Portage (Long Portage) to Mud Lake portage
Fourtown Lake to Mudro Lake portages (link to Fourtown Creek page)
French Lake to Gillis Lake portage
French Lake to Seahorse Lake portage

G
Gabbro Lake to Bald Eagle Lake portage
Gabbro Lake to Little Gabbro Lake portage (optional)
Gasket Lake to Cam Lake portage
Gasket Lake to Vesper Lake portage
Gibson Lake to Cattyman Lake portage
Gibson Lake to Swing Lake portage
Gillis Lake to Bat Lake portage
Gillis Lake to Crooked Lake portage
Gillis Lake to Fern Lake portage
Gillis Lake to French Lake portage
Glee Lake to Bingshick Lake portage
Glee Lake to Fay Lake portage
Gogebic Lake to West Pike Lake portage
Good Lake to Hula Lake portage
Gordon Lake to Cherokee Lake portage
Gordon Lake to Long Island River portage
Gordon Lake to Unload Lake portage
Gotter Lake to Brant Lake portage
Gotter Lake to Flying lake portage
Grace Lake to Beth Lake portage
Grand Portage - Lake Superior to the Pigeon River
Grand Portage - Pigeon River to Lake Superior
Green Lake to Bat Lake portage
Green Lake to Flying Lake portage

H
Harbor Lake to North Wilder Lake portage
Haven Lake to Abinodji Lake portage
Haven Lake to Boot Lake portage
Home Lake to Angleworm Lake portage
Homer Lake to Whack Lake portage
Hook Lake to Big Rice Lake portage
Hook Lake to Keneu Lake portage
Hook Lake to Rice Lake portage
Homer Lake to Whack Lake portage
Honker Lake to Bingschick Lake (unmaintained) portage
Horseshoe Lake to Allen Lake portage
Horseshoe Lake to Caribou Lake portage
Horseshoe Lake to Lake Three portage
Howl Lake to Hubbub Lake portage
Howl Lake to Tuscarora Lake portage
Hubbub Lake to Copper Lake portage
Hubbub Lake to Howl Lake portage
Hula Lake to Good Lake portage
Hula Lake to Wood Lake portage
Hungry Jack Lake to Moss Lake portage
Hungry Jack Lake to West Bearskin Lake portage

I
Ima Lake to Jordan Lake portage
Isabella Lake to Isabella River portage
Isabella River to Isabella Lake portage

J
Jack Lake to Kelly Lake portage
Jack Lake to Weird Lake portage
Jake Lake to Lux Lake portage
Jake Lake to Morgan Lake portage
Jake Lake to Vista Lake portage
Jitterbug Lake to Adventure Lake portage
Jitterbug Lake to Ahsub Lake portage
John Lake to East Pike Lake portage
John Lake to Little John Lake portage
John Lake to Royal River portage
Jordan Lake to Cattyman Lake portage
Jordan Lake to Ima Lake portage
Jump Lake to Allen Lake portage
Juno Lake to Brule Lake portage
Juno Lake to Vern Lake portage

K
Karl Lake to Long Island Lake portage
Karl Lake to Lower George Lake portage
Kawasachong to Townline Lake portage
Kawishiwi River to Confusion Lake portage
Kawishiwi River to Lake One portage
Kawishiwi River (page shows all portages along Kawishiwi River)
Kawishiwi River to Square Lake portage
Kawishiwi River to Kawishiwi River (downstream of Square Lake)
Kawishiwi River to Kawishiwi River (upstream of Kawasachong Lake)
Kelly Lake to Burnt Lake portage
Kelly Lake to Jack Lake portage
Kelso Lake to Alton Lake portage
Kelso River to Sawbill Lake portage
Keneu Lake to Hook Lake portage
Koma Lake to Malberg Lake portage
Kroft Lake to Ram Lake portage
Kroft Lake to Rum Lake portage

L
Lake One to Confusion Lake portage
Lake One to Kawishiwi River portage
Lake One to Lake Two portage
Lake Superior to the Pigeon River (The Grand Portage)
Lake Two to Lake One portage
Lake Two to Rifle Lake portage
Lake Three to Horseshoe Lake portage
Lapond Lake to Big Lake portage
Lily Lake to Brule Lake portage
Lily Lake to Mulligan Lake portage
Little Gabbro Lake to Bruin Lake portage
Little Bass Lake to North Hegman Lake portage
Little Gabbro Lake to Entry Point 33 portage
Little Gabbro Lake to Gabbro Lake portage (optional)
Little Indian Sioux River to Entry Point 9 portage
Little Indian Sioux River to Entry Point 14 portage
Little Indian Sioux River to Little Indian Sioux River (between EP 9 and EP 14)
Little Indian Sioux R. to Little Indian Sioux R. (Elm Portage) - Downstream of EP 14
Little Indian Sioux River to Little Indian Sioux River portage (Sioux Falls)
Little Indian Sioux River to Lower Pauness Lake (Devil's Cascade)
Little Indian Sioux River to Upper Pauness Lake
Little Isabella River to Entry Point 75 portage
Little John Lake to John Lake portage
Little Rush Lake to Rush Lake portage
Little Rush Lake to Skipper Lake portage
Little Trout Lake to Misquah Lake portage
Little Trout Lake to Rum Lake portage
Lizz Lake to Caribou Lake portage
Lizz Lake to Poplar Lake portage
Long Island Lake to Karl Lake portage
Long Island River to Gordon Lake portage
Long Island River to Long Island River portage (links to Long Island River page)
Lower George Lake to Karl Lake portage
Lower George Lake to Rib Lake portage
Lower Pauness Lake to Little Indian Sioux River portage (Devil's Cascade)
Lower Pauness Lake to Shell Lake portage
Lower Pauness Lake to Upper Pauness Lake portage
Lujenida Lake to Zenith Lake portage
Lux Lake to Carl Lake portage
Lux Lake to Jake Lake portage

M
Malberg Lake to Koma Lake portage
Marshall Lake to Bower Trout Lake portage
Marshall Lake to South Brule River (Dugout Lake) portage
Mavis Lake to Missing Link Lake bushwhack
Meeds Lake to Caribou Lake portage
Meeds Lake to Poplar Lake portage
Meeds Lake to Swallow Lake portage
Middle Cone Lake to North Cone Lake portage
Middle Cone Lake to South Cone Lake portage
Misquah Lake to Little Trout Lake portage
Misquah Lake to Vista Lake portage
Missing Link Lake to Mavis Lake bushwhack
Missing Link Lake to Round Lake portage
Missing Link Lake to Snipe Lake portage
Missing Link Lake to Tuscarora Lake portage
Moon Lake to Deer Lake portage
Moon Lake to East Bearskin Lake portage
Moon Lake to Flour Lake portage
Moose Lake to Entry Point 25 portage
Moose Lake to Flash Lake portage
Moose Lake to Wind Lake portage
Moose River to Entry Point 8 portage
Moose River to Entry Point 16 portage (northbound)
Morgan Lake to Carl Lake portage
Morgan Lake to Entry Point 45 portage
Morgan Lake to Jake Lake portage
Moss Lake to Duncan Lake portage
Moss Lake to Hungry Jack Lake portage
Mountain Lake to Clearwater Lake portage
Mud Lake to Ella Hall Lake portage
Mud Lake to Four Mile Portage (The Long Portage)
Mudro Creek to Entry Point 22 portage
Mudro Creek to Entry Point 23 portage
Mudro Lake to Fourtown Lake portages (links to Fourtown Creek page)
Mudro Lake to Sandpit Lake portage
Mulligan Lake to Lily Lake portage
Mulligan Lake to Wanihigan Lake portage

N
Newfound Lake to Found Lake portage
Newfound Lake to Skull Lake portage
North Cone Lake to Cliff Lake portage
North Cone Lake to Middle Cone Lake portage
North Fowl Lake to Royal River portage
North Hegman Lake to Little Bass Lake portage
North Hegman Lake to South Hegman Lake portage
North Wilder Lake to Harbor Lake portage

O
One Island Lake to Rush Lake portage
Owl Lake to Crooked Lake portage
Owl Lake to Tuscarora Lake portage

P
Parent Lake to Disappointment Lake portage
Parent Lake to Snowbank Lake portage
Parsnip Lake to Crocodile River portage
Partridge Lake to Duncan Lake portage
Picket Lake to Entry Point 22 portage
Picket Lake to Entry Point 23 portage
Pierz Lake to Alder Lake portage
Pigeon River to Lake Superior (The Grand Portage)
Pillsbery Lake to Allen Lake portage
Pillsbery Lake to Swallow Lake portage
Pine Lake to Canoe Lake portage
Plouff Creek to Plouff Creek unmarked portage
Plouff Creek to Sunhigh Lake unmarked portage
Polly Lake to Koma Lake (series of three portages along Kawishiwi River)
Polly Lake (aka Lake Polly) to Townline Lake portage
Poplar Lake to Lizz Lake portage
Poplar Lake to Meeds Lake portage
Poplar Lake to Skipper Lake portage
Poplar Lake to Swamp Lake portage

Q

R
Ram Lake to Entry Point 44 portage
Ram Lake to Kroft Lake portage
Range Lake to Range River portage
Range Lake to Sandpit Lake portage
Range River to Range Lake portage
Range River to Sandpit Lake portage
Rib Lake to Cross Bay Lake portage
Rib Lake to Lower George Lake portage
Rice Lake to Hook Lake portage
Rice Lake to Slim Lake portage
Rifle Lake to Bridge Lake portage
Rifle Lake to Lake Two portage
Rose Lake to Duncan Lake portage (Stairway Portage)
Round Lake to Missing Link Lake portage
Round Lake to West Round Lake portage
Royal River to John Lake portage
Royal River to North Fowl Lake (Royal River) portage
Rum Lake to Little Trout Lake portage
Rum Lake to Kroft Lake portage
Rush Lake to Banadad Lake portage
Rush Lake to Little Rush Lake portage
Rush Lake to One Island Lake portage

S
Sandpit Lake to Mudro Lake portage
Sandpit Lake to Range Lake portage
Sandpit Lake to Range River portage
Sandpit Lake to Tin Can Mike Lake portage
Sawbill Lake to Ada Creek portage
Sawbill Lake to Alton Lake portage
Sawbill Lake to Kelso River portage
Sawbill Lake to Smoke Lake portage
Seahorse Lake to French Lake portage
Sebeka Lake to Banadad Lake portage
Skidway Lake to South Brule River portage
Skipper Lake to Little Rush Lake portage
Skipper Lake to Lum Lake (unmaintained portage) - entire portage not shown
Skipper Lake to Poplar Lake portage
Skoop Lake to Ada Lake portage
Skoop Lake to Cherokee Creek portage
Skull Lake to Newfound Lake portage
Slim Lake to Entry Point 6 portage
Slim Lake to Rice Lake portage
Smoke Lake to Burnt Lake portage
Smoke Lake to Sawbill Lake portage
Snake River to Entry Point 84 portage
Snipe Lake to Copper Lake portage
Snipe Lake to Missing Link Lake portage
Snowbank Lake to Boot Lake portage
Snowbank Lake to Disappointment Lake portage
Snowbank Lake to Flash Lake portage
Snowbank Lake to Parent Lake portage
South Brule River (Dugout Lake) to Marshall Lake portage
South Brule River to Skidway Lake portage
South Brule River to South Brule River (downstream) portage
South Brule River to South Brule River (upstream) portage
South Brule River to Swan Lake (upstream) portage
South Cone Lake to Brule Lake portage
South Cone Lake to Middle Cone Lake portage
South Hegman Lake to Entry Point 77 portage
South Hegman Lake to North Hegman Lake portage
South Kawishiwi River to Entry Point 32 portage
South Temperance Lake to Temperance River portage
Square Lake to Baskatong Lake portage
Square Lake to Kawishiwi River portage
Stuart River to Entry Point 19 portage
Sunhigh Lake to Plouff Creek unmarked portage
Swallow Lake to Meeds Lake portage
Swallow Lake to Pillsbery Lake portage
Swamp Lake to Poplar Lake portage
Swan Lake to South Brule River (downstream) portage
Swing Lake to Abinodji Lake portage
Swing Lake to Gibson Lake portage

T
Temperance River to Brule Lake portage
Temperance River to South Temperance Lake portage
Temperance River to Weird Lake portage
The Grand Portage - Lake Superior to the Pigeon River
The Grand Portage - Pigeon River to Lake Superior
Thelma Creek to Thelma Lake portage
Thelma Lake to Thelma Creek portage
Tin Can Mike Lake to Sandpit Lake portage
Town Lake to Cherokee Lake portage
Town Lake to Vesper Lake portage
Townline Lake to Kawasachong Lake portage
Townline Lake to Lake Polly portage
Trease Lake to Angleworm Lake Trail portage
Tuscarora Lake to Howl Lake portage
Tuscarora Lake to Missing Link Lake portage
Tuscarora Lake to Owl Lake portage

U-Z
Unload Lake to Gordon Lake portage
Upper Pauness Lake to Little Indian Sioux River portage
Upper Pauness Lake to Lower Pauness Lake portage
Vern Lake to Juno Lake portage
Vern Lake to Whack Lake portage
Vern River to East Pipe Lake portage
Vern River to Vern River portage (near Homer Lake)
Vern River to Vern River portage (just upriver of Vern Lake)
Vesper Lake to Gasket Lake portage
Vesper Lake to Town Lake portage
Vista Lake to Jake Lake portage
Vista Lake to Misquah Lake portage
Wanihigan Lake to Cliff Lake portage
Wanihigan Lake to Mulligan Lake portage
Wanihigan Lake to Winchell Lake portage
Warclub Lake to Chub River portage
Warclub Lake to Fay Lake portage
Weird Lake to Jack Lake portage
West Bearskin Lake to Daniels Lake portage
West Bearskin Lake to Duncan Lake portage
West Bearskin Lake to Hungry Jack Lake portage
West Pike Lake to Clearwater Lake portage
West Pike Lake to Gogebic Lake portage
West Round Lake to Edith Lake portage
West Round Lake to Round Lake portage
Winchell Lake to Wanihigan Lake portage
Whack Lake to Homer Lake portage
Whack Lake to Vern Lake portage
Wind Lake to Moose Lake portage
Wonder Lake to Alton Lake portage
Wood Lake to Entry Point 26 portage
Wood Lake to Hula Lake portage
Zenith Lake to Lujenida Lake portage

Between Fool Lake and Lucky Pay Lake BWCA
A wetland between Fool Lake and Lucky Pay Lake in the Hairy Lake Primitive Management Area within the BWCA


 
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