Small children and water seem like two things that shouldn’t be combined. However, with a little preparation and some patients, some of the best family adventures out there take place with young children in a canoe, on the water, in the Boundary Waters.Read More
One of the most novel and most satisfying ways to experience the Boundary Waters is to join a volunteer crew and spend a few days — or a few weeks — clearing trails, shoring up campsites and fighting erosion at some of the most popular campsites. You find out real quick, that there’s something about the smell pine sap and sawdust that makes for a perfect morning.
The irony of fishing in the Boundary Waters is that you’re going to one of the best fishing holes in the lower 48, but you can’t bring all the tackle you want. So what do you want to bring? Here’s oneRead More
Feeling scrappy? In the age of ultra-light kevlar canoes, $500 raincoats, and titanium stoves that cost more than a week’s worth of groceries, some people are put off by the cost of a wilderness adventure. Don’t worry, it’s still easy to get out there on a shoe string budget, we’ll show you how.Read More
Ready to head north and explore the Boundary Water’s more rugged and more wild cousin? Quetico’s beauty is billed as the best canoeing in the world. Learn everything you need to know about exploring this rugged area.Read More
Everyone has their list of favorite lakes and routes in the BWCA. Deciding which entry point to go in at is tough — do you pick an old favorite or somewhere new? Even more baffling is which combination of lakes, rivers, ponds and portage trails will make up your route?Read More