Whether you are dreaming about a future canoe trip in the BWCA, you’d like to take a road trip through the Gunflint Trail, or you are packing for your stay at Clearwater Historic Lodge & Canoe Outfitters, here are some useful links and downloads to help.
BWCA Canoe Trip Planning 101
Never planned a canoe trip before? No problem! We’ve demystified BWCA outfitting for you with questions to ask yourself to get started, seasonal charts, permit information, and outfitting guidelines and rates. Download our comprehensive FREE Boundary Waters Canoe Trip Planning Guide and get started planning your next adventure.
The Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness(BWCA) is a federally designated wilderness preserve and getting a permit is crucial. To learn more, visit our page, BWCA Permit Information. To get your own permit, go to recreation.gov.
Outfitting Packing List
Here’s a helpful PDF with things you will want to have with you, a word about shipping items to us in advance, plus a list of outfitting equipment we can provide.
If fishing is in your plans, save time by visiting the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to apply for your fishing permit. (As a convenience, you can also buy a permit from our store. Your social security number is required for the application.)
Resources for Cabin Guests
Download to your mobile device or print these helpful PDFs to help you plan your stay.