Voyageurs Natl Park or BWaters
Posted by: MMF on Apr-28-13 11:20 AM (EST)
We've opting for Voyageurs Natl Park instead of BWaters (we don't want to hike with our kayaks). We have the Natl Geographic Map, haven't studied it yet. Any recommendations on put-ins, boat-in camp sites and routes for 2-3 night camping. Is water OK to filter?
How much boat traffic is there in mid September? Should we get skirts for our touring kayaks?
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Posted by: glendorado on Apr-29-13 8:23 AM (EST)
have skirts for your yaks. It can get pretty cold in sept, & water temps can be cold as well. Last thing you need is to swim & be 1-2 days from getting back. It is a beautiful area with tons of camp sites. (fees apply) Here's a link to Voyageurs FAQ. http://www.nps.gov/voya/faqs.htm You won't see a lot of traffic that time of year-mostly fishing on the big lake. Can be a little dicey if it's windy on the big lake as well-big waves.
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Posted by: MMF on May-08-13 10:49 PM (EST)
Voyageurs put-ins and camping|
Posted by: Nandagikendan on May-01-13 4:32 PM (EST)
We've done two trips|
Posted by: randy_morgart on May-06-13 9:52 PM (EST)
One was a six day circumnavigation of the Kab Peninsula.
Posted by: Mattt on May-07-13 8:34 AM (EST)
I believe you have to have your boat registered in either your home state, or a MN registration
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Posted by: jhb8426 on May-08-13 10:53 PM (EST)
Like the BWCA, the state rules apply, so yes, you have to have a registration from MN or your home state.