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

  • July 22 · 5:30 PM

    Pike Island - Is the flood over? Hike

    2 Friends of BWCA Trails

    Hardest part about this hike is finding the parking lot.  Garmin may not work and you might find your self circling the MSP airport.  From highway 5 (is that right?)... Learn more
  • May 29 · 5:30 PM

    Minnehaha Falls hike

    9 Friends of BWCA Trails | 5.00 5.001 | 6 Photos

    Hike with us down the steps, across the bridge, admire the Minnehaha Falls and then hike along the Minnehaha creek to Mississippi River.  There might  all kinds of... Learn more
  • May 23 · 7:30 AM

    Pow Wow? Kek? 3 - 4 day backpacking trip

    2 Friends of BWCA Trails

    Before you even consider signing up for this trip, you should peruse through photos of the Pow Wow Trail trip on 2013.  We will be looking at potentially 1,200 plus... Learn more
  • May 10 · 10:00 AM


    5 Friends of BWCA Trails | 5.00 5.001

    We will be doing a 6 to 8 mile hike with various loops to lengthen or shorten the hike.  Bring snacks, drinks, lukeotape (great lasting tape for blister prevention) and... Learn more
  • May 8 · 5:30 PM

    Thursday night hike - Fort Snelling

    2 Friends of BWCA Trails | 5.00 5.001 | 9 Photos

    Looking to stretch your legs, maybe carry a pack, and see wildlife along the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers?  Join us on a hike around Pike Island at Fort Snelling... Learn more
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Friends of BWCA Trails
Founded Dec 18, 2008

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    McKenzie Maps donates topo maps to BWAC trail maintenance volunteers.

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