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Meet other people interested in Boundary Waters Canoe area. This group is for volunteers who want to help maintain the wilderness hiking trails in the BWCA. What's it like? Go site seeing at or visit

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Recent Meetups

  • 3 days ago · 11:15 PM

    Trail Talk Lunch

    3 Friends of BWCA Trails

    What is new on the trails horizons?   Will the USFS clear the Kekekabic Trail this fall?  In FY 2017?  What is the status of the Pow Wow Trail?  Learn about how the USFS... Learn more

  • August 13 · 8:00 AM

    Telomere hike

    400 Friends of BWCA Trails | 5.00 | 14 Photos

    Science is pretty clear about this:  Lengthen your telomere ends and you just might live longer, sit on your butt, and telomere ends will get shorter for sure and.... I... Learn more

  • August 6 · 7:30 AM

    Get energized in the morning!

    8 Friends of BWCA Trails | 5.00 | 12 Photos

    Thinking about Sioux Hustler Trail, Kekekabic and Pow Wow Trail this fall?   Then join us for an early morning hike this Saturday at the Fort Snelling State Park.  A... Learn more

  • July 14 · 6:00 PM

    Fort Snelling Spring Walk

    3 Friends of BWCA Trails | 5.00 | 9 Photos

    Join us for a regular hike at Fort Snelling State Park.   We will venture up a black top path and then descend and hike along the Mississippi toward to dog park.  There... Learn more

  • July 6 · 11:30 AM

    Trails Talk Lunch in Minneapolis (Sans Backpacks)

    2 Friends of BWCA Trails

    What's new in the trail world?  Where will you hike if the BWCA trails disappear one by one?  Want to make a difference?   Where do you want to canoe and hike later in... Learn more

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