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Exploration of
Little Vermillion Lake

Skill Level
Easy
Days
2
Miles
18
Entry Point
#12 - Little Vermillion Lake
Portages
0
Portage Rods
0
Longest Portage
N/A

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Looking for an easy trip with no portaging? Don’t mind an occasional motorboat? Looking for some great fishing? Then this route is for you.

Detailed Route Info

Your journey starts outside of the Boundary Waters on Crane Lake, which is a gateway into both Voyageurs National Park and the western BWCA. You will enter the BWCAW while passing through the Little Vermillion Narrows, after which you cross into Little Vermillion Lake.

You won’t have much trouble making it into Little Vermillion in just a few hours, so if you want a greater challenge consider continuing down the Loon River and into Loon Lake.

*Route information provided courtesy of Dan Pauly, and have been modified from his book, Exploring the Boundary Waters: A Trip Planner and Guide to the BWCAW. University of Minnesota Press, 2004

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