Heading to the Boundary Waters? Here’s a handy checklist to help prepare.

A rewarding stringer of walleye in canoe country.

A rewarding stringer of walleye in canoe country.

Compiled by MNSJ Staff

If you’re planning a trip to the Boundary Waters or Quetico, here’s a handy checklist to help you prepare.    Don’t forget you can apply for the entry point permit today (Jan 29th).   Find more permit information here.     Or get more about the BWCA/Quetico Park here. 

Canoe Gear

Entry Permit

Canoe

Maps-one per canoe

Life Jackets

Paddles-don’t forget a spare

Packs

Compass/GPS

Clothing

Long Pants

Shorts

T-Shirts

Long-sleeved Shirt

Socks

Underwear

Hat w/visor

Gloves/Mittens

Fleece Pullover

Rain Gear

Hiking Boots-for the trail

Sandals-for camp

Shelter and Sleeping Gear

Sleeping Bag

Sleeping Pad

Tent

Ground Cloth

Rain Fly

Hammock

Cooking

Food Pack

Cooking Kit

Large Sauce Pans

Frying Pan

Cups

Plates

Flatware

Dutch Oven (optional)

Reflector Oven (optional)

Water Filter

Stove

Fuel

Matches

Dish Soap-Environmentally Friendly

Bear Rope

Safety & Hygiene

Toilet Paper

Toothbrush/Paste

First Aid Kit

Sunscreen

Lip Balm

Insect Protection

Mosquito Repellent

Bug Net (optional)

Camp Gear

Saw

Hatchet

Clothes Line

Tarp/Rain Fly

Duct Tape

Personal Items

Headlamp/Flashlight

Camera

Fishing License

Rods & Reels

Tackle Box

Fillet Knife

Stringer

Reading Material

Cribbage Board

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