BWCAW 2021 PERMITS: BWCAW permits may obtained in-person at a Forest district office or a cooperator. All permits must be issued on the entry date or one day prior. For visitors picking up permits at Tofte or LaCroix offices on Sundays, permits will be issued virtually. You will receive an email with details the week prior to your entry. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing if you are not vaccinated. See our latest press release for more information.

Forest Supervisor's Office

Forest Supervisor: Connie Cummins

Deputy Forest Supervisor: Shannon Rische

Address:
8901 Grand Avenue Place, Duluth, MN 55808
(218) 626-4300
Email: SM.FS.Superior_NF@usda.gov

Office Hours:
Mon-Friday  8:00am - 4:30pm   CLOSED on federal holidays


Gunflint Ranger District

District Ranger: Michael Crotteau

Address:
2020 W. Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
(218) 387-1750 Voice and TTY
Email: SM.FS.gunflint@usda.gov

Office Hours (including holidays):
May 1 – September 30: 7 days a week 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
October 1 – April 30: : Mon. - Fri.  8:00 am to 4:30 pm 


Kawishiwi Ranger District

District Ranger: Aaron Kania

Address:
1393 Highway 169, Ely, MN 55731
(218) 365-7600; (218) 365-7602 TTY
Email: SM.FS.kawishiwi@usda.gov

Office Hours (including holidays):
May 1 – September 30: 7 days a week 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
October 1 – April 30: : Mon. - Fri.  8:00 am to 4:30 pm 


LaCroix Ranger District

District Ranger: Lee Stewart

Address:
320 N. Highway 53, Cook, MN 55723
(218) 666-0020 Voice and TTY
Email: sm.fs.lacroix@usda.gov

Office Hours:  
May 1 - September 30 
8:00 am - 4:30 pm,  open Monday - Saturday including holidays
October 1 - April 30
8:00 am - 4:30 pm,  closed weekends and holidays 


Laurentian Ranger District

District Ranger: Ann Niesen

Address:
318 Forestry Road, Aurora, MN 55705
(218) 453-8650 Voice and TTY
Email: SM.FS.laurentian@usda.gov

Office Hours: 
8:00 am - 4:30 pm,  Monday - Friday
Closed weekends and holidays 


Tofte Ranger District

District Ranger: Ellen Bogardus-Szymaniak

Address:
7355 West Hwy 61
P.O. Box 2159, Tofte, MN 55615
(218) 663-8060 Voice and TTY
Email: SM.fs.tofte@usda.gov

Office Hours: 
May 1 - September 30 
7 days a week 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
October 1 - April 30
8:00 am - 4:30 pm,  closed weekends and holidays


 





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