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BWCA Portage 318 (Ogishkemuncie to Kingfisher)

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Approximate Length:
171m (34 rods)


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On 1/28/2024 11:02:07 PM, halvorson.christopher said:
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I love this portage. nice stroll, have spotted moose and enjoy the stream
On 10/1/2020 9:46:15 PM, eagle98mn said:
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This was a nice portage through the '06 burn. It was fun seeing how the forest is coming back. The easy trail made it easier to focus on the scenery of the rapids next to the trail.
On 6/15/2020 10:37:35 AM, BobberRob said:
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Nice path for this portage. Can be a little tricky to spot on the Ogish side before you start actually going down the creek. Seemed runable in an aluminum canoe, but not really worth the risk given the portage is easy. 1/5
On 3/2/2019 11:37:22 AM, Riley Smith said:
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The rapids were cranking when we came through early season. We took the portage. Wasn't difficult, though the fire changed the feel of this area a lot I am sure.
On 1/27/2017 7:32:24 PM, TuscaroraBorealis said:
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The portage may not even be necessary if water conditions in the creek are'nt too high. The Kingfisher makes for a good fishing and or swmming hole. Otherwise, if the portage is needed, the trail is fairly nondescript. There are some fallen logs in the water on the Kingfisher end that may make getting out to the lake a little tricky.
On 8/4/2015 11:44:25 AM, lsloan3 said:
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Take the rapids; they're super easy!
On 7/5/2015 6:28:30 PM, Joe Scott said:
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Nice easy portage along a creek. As others have stated, keep an eye out for the portage. It is easy to paddle past it. We did.
On 6/8/2015 8:40:48 AM, pgsimon said:
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When approaching from Ogish Lake, keep your eyes peeled to the North, the landing can sneak up on you, as it is hidden by brush/trees as you approach from the West. The current here will want to pull you along into the creek toward the lake to the East. Not so severe that you can't paddle against it to get back to the landing, but just be aware.
On 5/10/2014 7:54:20 PM, bwbrian said:
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portage is on the north side of the creek and is easy - much easier than walking your canoes up the creek as we saw a large group attempting.
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