Podcast: In Search of the BWCA Monster

Are there monsters, ghosts, or even more creepy things lurking in the BWCA? In this episode, we’ll hear your stories from a contest when St. Paul-based Lake Monster Brewing teamed up with Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness to create a new Minnesota legend.

We asked you to submit your tall tales, to bring a BWCA monster out from the shadows and become immortalized on cans of Lake Monster beer. The response was outstanding, with a tremendous lineup of chilling, humorous and supernatural creatures!

You voted on your top picks, and judges from MN Historical Society Press, WTIP North Shore Radio, Lake Monster Brewing and Friends of the Boundary Waters gathered to select a winner.

Now, our top 3 winners read their monster tales for you, in an episode that might give you the chills and wonder what’s around the next corner on that portage. And we crown a new BWCA Monster, the Jackerwocky, which you’ll be able to find at a store near you!

On the Friends of the Boundary Waters podcast, we bring together people who share a love of the incredible BWCA wilderness in Northeastern Minnesota. The podcast will features scientists, political figures and experts in outdoor recreation and wilderness skills to help you learn new facets of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, the most visited wilderness in the United States.

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