Ojibway and Triangle Lakes

  

Ojibway Lake offers a small picnic area, a back down ramp, and 2 island back country campsites. The lake contains crystal clear waters and a variety of fish, including lake trout, walleye, bass and northern pike. Access to Triangle Lake is a short roller portage between Ojibway Lake and Triangle Lake. Triangle Lake also has 2 island back country campsites and fish including walleye, bass, and northern pike.

Lakes nearby include: Tofte Lake, Glacier Pond 1 and Glacier Pond 2.

Downloadable information and map.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Permits not required to travel or camp on Ojibway or Triangle Lakes. Permits are required year-round when entering the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, including North Kasishiwi River accessed by a portage on the southern shore of Triangle Lake. Free self-issue permits can be used for day use.
Closest Towns: Ely, MN
Water: Boil or filter water.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Kawishiwi Ranger District, 218-365-7600

General Information

Directions:

Ojibway and Triangle Lakes are 14 miles northeast of Ely.

  • From Ely, take State Highway # 169 (Fernberg Road #18) east for 14 miles to Forest Road 1540.

  • Turn right on Forest Road 1540 and travel 1/2 mile to the Ojibway Lake access.

  • Triangle Lake is located across the lake and directly south of Ojibway Lake.

Parking:

Free overnight parking is available in the public boat launch.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

There are 2 back country campsites on Ojibway Lake and 2 sites on Triangle Lake. All sites are accessible by water only.

Please use facilities provided such as fire rings, tent pads, and latrines and pack out garbage. 

Fees: None required.
Reservation info: First-come, first-served. 

Fishing

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Water Activities

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