Posted on


8/9/05 – NEWS FLASH – The Forest Service has announced a total fire ban in the blowdown area within the BWCAW beginning on Friday, Aug. 12, 2005.
Camp stoves and grills will still be permitted. The “blowdown area” includes Sawbill Lake and all routes to the north and east of Sawbill. We will post a map of the restricted area as soon as we have one.
This burning ban does not affect Sawbill Lake Campground or most other areas outside the Boundary Waters.