BWCAW Driving Directions

Driving distance: 7 miles (12 minutes)

Start at Ely Outfitting Company.
Drive east on Hwy 169 for 2.5 miles.
Turn right on Kawishiwi Trail.
Go 4.1 miles.
Turn left at Farm Lake Public Access Road, Rd 1534.
Go about a quarter mile to the Farm Lake landing.
Two mile paddle across Farm Lake and the Kawishiwi River to access the BWCAW.

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