The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is America’s premier canoe destination. It is also one of the most accessible wilderness areas in the United States, and where Wilderness Inquiry began operating in the 1970s. Over one million acres in size, the Boundary Waters covers much of the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota. Paddle among towering pines in the home of moose, lynx, wolves, and bald eagles.
Every Wilderness Inquiry trip ensures your adventure is the best it can be. Decades of experience in combination with top notch food and gear make Wilderness Inquiry BWCA trips an exceptional value. Our classic 5-day Boundary Waters Canoe Area Paddle Adventure is the quintessential guided canoe trip. Paddle lightweight Wenonah kevlar canoes and camp in beautiful lakeside campsites. The Boundary Waters lodge based adventure is based out of stunning Wintergreen Lodge on White Iron Lake. From here, you’ll enjoy excellent BWCA day trips off the Kawishiwi River or the Fernberg Trail, returning to delicious meals, a glass of wine, and a comfortable bed at night. The Boundary Waters Family Canoe and Hike trip is geared for families and based at a Forest Service campsite, allowing us to do day trips in smaller groups into the Wilderness. Our Boundary Waters Winter Adventure changes it up for winter fun at Camp Menogyn on West Bearskin Lake. You will love dogsledding, skiing, and seeing the Wilderness dressed in its winter clothes.
Whatever Boundary Waters trip you choose, we know you will enjoy this iconic wilderness area and come to understand why it is beloved by so many.
- 4 Days: Trip Fee $1595
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About the AreaThe Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW, or simply BWCA) is our nation’s only large lakeland wilderness, where travel during the ice-free months is primarily via canoe. At over 1 million acres, the area remains the largest wilderness east of the Rockies and north of Florida’s Everglades, and the storied Boundary Waters remains the most popular wilderness in the nation. The reasons for its popularity are clear to anyone privileged enough to experience its beauty firsthand. Crystal clear water, majestic white pines, moose, loons, beavers, and abundant fish make the BWCA the gem of the North. Read more »