Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Permit

Required for

Required for overnight trips in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Self-issued permits are required for day-use.

How to get a permit

Today – Apr 30
Reservations required (unlimited quota)
May 1 – Sep 30
Reservations required (limited quota)
Oct 1 – Dec 31
Reservations required (unlimited quota)
2024
Jan 1 – Apr 30
Reservations required (unlimited quota)

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