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Address: Ely, MN
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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness scenic lake which is an entry point...

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness scenic lake which is an entry point for canoeing.

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Super relaxing and quiet

OK, the portage of over 2 miles is tough but that is the payoff. No noise, no crowds and peace and quiet for your whole stay! Find a point sticking out to reduce bugs. Fish for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 July 2016
Sarah C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

OK, the portage of over 2 miles is tough but that is the payoff. No noise, no crowds and peace and quiet for your whole stay! Find a point sticking out to reduce bugs. Fish for Northerns mostly.

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Marquette, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Although you could complete the entire trail around Angleworm Lake in a single (long) day, it is best enjoyed by slowing down and breaking up the hike by camping one or two nights. We spent an awesome 3 day, 2 nights backpacking here in September and the scenery, trails, serenity were all just fantastic. Most of the designated campsites were... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

It's about two miles in from the parking lot to the shores of Angleworm Lake. Along the way you go past a beaver pond, over a bridge, and through typical BWCAW scenery. We've always gone in August, and the bugs haven't been bad then.

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Medina, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

Bring your bug repellent or wear netting over your face. Beautiful hike. A little long but a great workout. The lake is beautiful. A good three hour expedition. Pack a lunch. It's beautiful once you reach the lake.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

A long day trip into the Boundary Waters but it was a great outing for the family and we enjoyed finding and seeing the pictographs.

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Ely, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

A lo-o-o-ng hike through the trees gets you to this big lake. A trail of sorts goes around it in 14 miles. If you like hiking in the forest, this is a good hike. If you want big views, go elsewhere.

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Marysville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2012

Angelworm Lake is really nice. Very pretty and serene. The views from around the lake are great. However, WARNING FOR HIKERS. There is a 'trail' that goes around the lake but because it is a Wilderness Area THE TRAILS ARE NOT MARKED. They want to protect the beauty and the 'feel' of loneliness. Ok thats great but for a hiker... More 

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