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Boundary Waters Canoe Trips Personal Packing List
When it's time to put your packing list together we have a few suggestions. Review the list below and see what you need.
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Boundary Waters Canoe Area
BWCA info, wildlife, trip routes, photos...
Canoe Trip Outfitting
all our packages, rates, menu...
discount packages for scouts, churches, schools, clubs, High Adventure Scout Trips,
Boundary Waters Fishing
trips, tips, tackle & more...
the best way to go...
information on trips into Canada...
who we are, directions to our base...
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Good to Know...
It is important to note that BWCA entry permits are reserved on a first come, first serve basis so the earlier you reserve your trip the better chance you have of securing the best entry point.
|What to Pack
This is a good reference for items you may need to get if you do not have them already.
What to Pack:
We suggest you take two complete sets of clothing on your canoe trip. Wear one and pack one.
▪ 2 Pair Pants (preferably not jeans, they do not dry well when wet)
▪ 2 Long sleeve shirts
▪ 2+ Set of underwear
▪ 2+ Pair of boot-length socks
▪ 1 Pair of footwear that will be completely submerged in water (Teva/Keen/ FiveTens with covering over toes)
▪ Lightweight shoes (for around camp)
▪ Fleece jacket or Wool sweater
▪ Swimming suit
▪ Rain Gear
▪ Towel & wash cloth
▪ Toilet paper
▪ Flashlight/Headlamp & spare batteries
▪ Fishing gear & tackle - see our suggested fishing tackle list
▪ Filet knife
▪ First Aid kit (per group)
▪ Insect repellant
▪ Sun block
▪ Matches & waterproof case
▪ Knife (Swiss Army type or Multi-tool works well)
▪ Water Bottles (32oz Nalgene type is best)
▪ Water purification tablets
▪ Insulated Mug with lid is nice for coffee drinkers
▪ Fishing License (can purchase online at www.mndnr.gov/fishmn)
Keep in mind, other than your toiletries there are no cans or glass bottles allowed in the Boundary Waters or Quetico Park.
If you are missing some items we have a small camp store here at the resort where you can round out your equipment needs. If you have any questions about what to pack give us a call and we will assist you.
▫ Canoe Trip Outfitting
▫ Outfitting Specials
▫ Explorer Kevlar Package
▫ Ultra-Light Canoe Package
▫ Non-Profit Groups
▫ Fishing Trips
▫ Family Packages
▫ Guided Trips
▫ Food & Canoe Packages
▫ Partial Outfitting
▫ Menu - food for your trip
▫ Overnight Accommodations
▫ Reservations & Deposits
▫ BWCA Permits & Fees
▫ Entry Points & Trip Routes
▫ What to Pack
▫ Quetico Trip information
▫ RABC Permit Information
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A word from Boundary Waters Outfitters
Thank you for visiting our website. We at Boundary Waters Outfitters are dedicated to our mission and to providing quality Minnesota Vacations to all who visit us here in the Northwoods. It is our pleasure to serve you in anyway we can, whether it is planning a BWCA canoe trip, arranging a stay in one of the lakeside cabins at our full-service resort or helping you purchase just the right piece of gear for your next adventure. Ely Minnesota and the Northwoods is our home and we are eager to share it with anyone who has the desire to experience all it has to offer. With so much to see and do...from fishing, to exploring, to sunsets, the wildlife, to all the little canoeing and camping tips we have picked up over the years, we are here to help you make the most of your Boundary Waters vacation. Thanks again for visiting our website and please let us know how we can help you with your Boundary Waters needs.
-Boundary Waters Outfitters owners and staff.