BWCA 2024 summer paddling permits available January 31st

While there may be snow in January, its the perfect time to start planning for the summer paddling season. BWCA permits for the 2024 summer paddling season on January 31st.

Even though there are over 1200 lakes in the Boundary Waters it can be hard to decide where to go. Although part of the joy of planning a canoe trip is to charting a course throughout the string of lakes together.

The Friends of the Boundary Waters have over 50 routes ranging from two to seven days. Along with the perfect place to launch your next canoe or hiking trip into the BWCA.

For any overnight paddle trips in the Boundary Waters from May 1 to September 30, you’ll also need a permit.

For more information about the BWCA permits you can read more here. Also other stories with that BWCA you can read more here.