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Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Face Extermination By Climate Change

As temperatures rise, Minnesota's North Woods will likely go up in smoke.
Backpacker_Magazine_Boundary_WatersBoundary Waters, Courtesy of Explore Minnesota Tourism

Plan It
Boundary Waters

Maps
McKenzie Maps 6 and 7 (bwcamaps.com)
Outfitter Voyageur Outfitters (canoeit.com)

Reading
For technical route info: Paddling the Boundary Waters and Voyageurs National Park, by James Churchill ($17). For the mind: The Boundary Waters Wilderness Ecosystem, by Miron Heinselman ($30). For the soul: Singing Wilderness, by Sigurd Olson ($16), poet laureate of the Boundary Waters and author of the Wilderness Act of 1964.

Permit
Required; get yours for entry point #54 at bwcaw.org ($10/person).

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