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We're so glad you've decided to visit the BWCA. The Boundary Waters is an incredible destination whether your going with family or friends, fishing or hiking, canoeing or kayaking. The BWCA has something for everyone. BWCA.net is here to help you find the resources you need to make your trip a success and give you the desire to come back again and again. We have several resources here to help you get started.


BWCA MapsBWCA Entry Points

Get information on Boundary Waters Entry Points to help you plan your next trip. Get camping spots, entrances, portage information and more. We are constantly adding and updating information as it becomes available so that you can have the most up to date and accurate information to plan your next canoe or camping trip to the Boundary Waters. Leave comments and read others reviews about entry points, portages, BWCA campsites and more!


BWCA and Ely WebcamsBWCA and Ely Webcams

We have a great selection of webcams in the Ely area and around the Boundary Waters. We also have live video streams of the North American Bear Center and the International Wolf Center that you can watch and enjoy. We have the largest selection of Ely webcams and growing come back often to keep current with all the changes in Ely.


BWCA CommunityBWCA Community

Share photos, video, stories and more on our BWCA community. Join our site and join in on sharing about your experiences in the Boundary Waters and surrounding area. We love sharing stories and experiences and reading about yours. Our community is built by people like you who love the Boundary Waters, Canoeing, Camping, Kayaking, Hiking and more.  Once your a member, consider joining a group your interested in. One of our favorites is the BWCA Photos group where you can share your photos and get voted for the best BWCA Photo of the year. There's prizes to winners and its a fun way to share about where you've been. So why not join us today, it's free and super simple to become a BWCA member. 

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