Drive, paddle, portage, then hike, in that order, to Johnson Falls for a wildly freeing experience in the BWCA. Johnson Falls is an incredible addition to the wilderness experience that the BWCA offers.
There is something about devouring a steak in the backcountry that makes it taste so much better. Maybe it’s the starvation, hmmmm. Here is what you need to nail it on your backcountry dinner.
With it’s growing popularity, it’s hard to find solitude in the BWCA. Bootleg Lake is the key to finding that peace. A waterfall, great fishing, and minimal traffic, it doesn’t get much better than this for solitude in Minnesota’s BWCA.
A fantastic State Park for a northerners winter getaway. Take an escape to the adventure filled Manatee Springs State Park, Florida. You won’t be disappointed in the wildlife, warmth, and new experiences.
This out and back route in the BWCA is perfect for beginners seeking full immersion into the Boundary Waters without the lengthy portages. Camp on!
Keep your canoe camping trip simple with these four easy, toddler friendly entry points in the BWCA.
Get the camping gear you need on a budget with these money saving tips.
Camping with toddlers in the backcountry can seem like a daunting task. Read on to learn what you need, what you don’t and how to camp successfully with your toddler.
Lessons are learned in every adventure. We learned some hard lessons on a BWCA camping trip that will stick with us as we adventure on.
What is the right age to bring a child into the BWCA? Short answer: Any age. Long answer: Read about it here.
It’s a winter wonderland with skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and ice fishing! Why think about the that summer trip that’s far off in the future? I’d love for everyone to learn from my mistakes and get on their summer plans before it’s too late your left with tough decisions on alternate plans. Read on and learn…
Winding waterways, beaver dams, tight turns, and a chance to see a moose. This is just a small portion of what Hog Creek has to offer. Some use Hog Creek as an entry or exit for a route through the BWCA, we used it as a way to get to our destination of Perent Lake.…
Our little guys first Boundary Waters trip was at 10 months old. We chose to camp on Kawishiwi for an easy, fun weekend of family camping.
Being the Minnesotan that I am, one of my favorite activities is canoeing. Being in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, it makes sense! Any parent would understand that sharing your passions with your kids is priceless. But some of our passions are a little more difficult to accomplish with kids in tow. Difficult is not…
Check out Clove Lake to see if it’s the perfect lake to get your family out on your next camping adventure in the beautiful Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Minnesota.
Camping with your kids is such a rewarding experience! Keeping those munchkins safe while adventuring is key for a fun memorable experience.