Paddle - BWCA, Quetico, Sylvania, and other paddling places

BWCA Portage 656 (Alton to Beth)

You must login to upload photos

You can click on the campsites, portages, and lakes on the map to go to their respective pages. To see the portage on a fully interactive map, click on the "View on Interactive Map" link found below.
Approximate Length:
758m (151 rods)


Climb/Descent Meters:

"Hilliness" Index

# of Comments:

On 9/4/2018 12:41:25 PM, Roon87 said:
Visit Date:

At the end, there are excellent cliffs for cliff jumping.
On 7/3/2017 10:01:02 PM, MnJohn said:
Visit Date:

Nice portage. Some elevation climb going into Beth, starting with a rock "staircase" at the beginning. Even with a lot rain, the trail was dry with only a couple of muddy areas.
On 10/2/2015 12:30:01 PM, tab1324 said:
Visit Date:

around a half mile but completely doable. The elevation does have some change but it's not overly steep. Makes for a nice day hike without a canoe if with the scenery of Beth lake and trails near portage
You must be logged in
to comment on portages.
Visit Date:
The approximate date that you visited the portage
Public   Private
You must be logged in to upload photos