BWCAW Driving Directions

Driving distance: 21 miles (41 minutes)

Start at Ely Outfitting Company.
Drive east on Hwy 169 for 1.8 miles.
Turn left on Hwy 88/Grant McMahan Blvd.
Go 2.2 miles.
Turn right onto Echo Trail.
Go 16.8 miles.
Turn left into the driveway for the Big Lake public boat launch and parking area.

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