Planning your Boundary Waters Trip


Spring and Summer camping seasons are right around the corner, so it’s time to start planning for a Boundary Waters trip.

If this is your first time going — or if you need a refresher before bringing a few friends out there — we got you covered!!

In one of the best introduction to canoeing in the BWCA, Dan Pauly, author of a popular guidebook to paddling in the Boundary Waters, Exploring the Boundary Waters, takes you through the nuts and bolts of how to enjoy this magical wilderness.

This presentation will cover the basics to get you started.

If you are looking to dive deeper, we also offer online resources on many of the topics, linked here:

The presentation was brought to you as part of our spring Boundary Waters Days with REI Co-op series.

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Hennessy racing in a snowy tree-filled scene in the boundary waters in a sled behind a team of dogs during the brief hours of winter sunlight.
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