BWCA Portage 861 (Angleworm)

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Approximate Length:
3591m (714 rods)


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On 10/23/2017 3:17:57 PM, Mike Monahan said:
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Long portage but relatively flat with a nice board walk section.
On 5/31/2017 12:06:02 AM, nickewolf3 said:
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The portage is long and was rather wet over Memorial day weekend. The Forest Service must have cleared the trail over the weekend because several large trees that I climbed over on the way in were not there on the exit portage. Pack your gear well, cut weight where you can and stop for a rest at the beautiful lake in the middle and this portage is conquerable.
On 9/22/2015 12:12:13 PM, BobberRob said:
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Yes, it is long. There are some places where the footing is poor in the rain. Great little stop when you cross the pond. Nice boardwalk too. Can be very enjoyable in good weather.
On 11/17/2013 6:08:23 PM, bwbrian said:
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I've been over this portage several times. It's over 2 miles long, but the trail is well maintained, there is a nice bridge across the creek, and footing is pretty good for most of the portage. There are a few places with tricky footing, especially when wet; but, considering you'll be on beautiful Angleworm Lake in a couple hours, it's well worth the trip.
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