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Canoe in the Boundary Waters

Explore the vast expanse of untouched lakes and forests in the boundary waters!

Note: This is a self-facilitated adventure, not an official FD Program.

Are you ready to embark on a remote canoe expedition in the pristine Boundary Waters? The glaciers that once covered this landscape left behind rugged cliffs and crags, canyons, gentle hills, towering rock formations, rocky shores, sandy beaches and thousands of lakes and streams, interspersed with islands and surrounded by forest. This unique area is located in the northern third of the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota. So, head out on a five-day canoeing and portaging adventure!

Accommodation: Local lodging near the boundary waters – both cabins and camping available

Length: 5 day 5 night

Fast Facts: Vast area, different length trips, range of routes and trip options

Packing: Personal clothes, lots of water bottles, an extra flashlight and some bug spray for the evening! 

Gear: Outfitters can provide the gear, safety equipment, camping equipment, meals and more. 

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