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Free Maps Available for Lake of the Woods

Maps are a great asset to any location when visiting an area. GPS is a great invention to have as a separate device or on your phone, however, this writer likes to study a map on a larger scale so that she can see the lay of the land or water and the routes she will be taking to get to those spots.

Here’s where Lake of the Woods Tourism low logohas done an excellent job in furnishing you, the researcher, with many maps of the area at the top of the nation. Whether you are looking to fish these pristine waters bordering the United State and Canada, or snowmobile over the beautiful forest areas, or flying over the frozen lake on snowmobile to the northernmost spot in the United States (the Northwest Angle) or simply finding a park to rest at and enjoy the scenery, the website has maps to help you navigate.

Simply go to www.lakeofthewoodsmn.com and move your curser to the Maps and Trails tab. Hover over that tab and it will list all of the maps and information that islist of maps on website available.

Have you ever read a Lake of the Woods fishing report and wondered where an island or reef being referred to was?  With 14,552 islands alone, Lake of the Woods Tourism has provided you with a Navionics interactive map. The lake map is all of Lake of the Woods, both U.S. and Canadian sides. It also shows depths, reefs, islands and more.

You can zoom out to get the lay of the land or zoom in to look for a “spot on a spot”.  This tool is one you can use at your desktop or on your mobile device anywhere you are connected to the internet to explore the many hot spots of The Walleye Capital of the World.

Lake maps are a great way to learn more about the body of water you intend to fish as well as navigation. With a lake the size of Lake of the Woods, using tools like this can add to a safer, easier and more successful adventure on the water.maps

Mobile app for your phone. Navionics Boating USA app for Android and Apple is $10. This app is very detailed and can be a nice tool to learn more about navigation, fishing spots and actually works as a backup device on the water.

You can also target the NE corner of Big Traverse Bay around the Knight and Bridges Islands area using that Navionics Lakemap.

Lake of the Wood is divided into three separate locations. The Rainy River area encompasses all the resorts that are along the Rainy River which leads to the big lake. mapsThe South Shore area features resorts that are located right on the shores of the Big Traverse. The next area forms the chimney of the state of Minnesota. This is the area called the Northwest Angle and is the northernmost point of the contiguous United States.

Other features on the website feature ATV trails through the beautiful Beltrami Forest. Roads here wander through virgin forest areas where the first settlers to the area camp for homestead. Faunce Tower is in the midst of the forest and stands as a monument to past and future visitors.

Let’s not forget the availability of snowmobile maps also on the website. These maps feature the John Beckel Northern Connection trail, routes through the city of Baudette, and also trails that connect up with neighboring towns. You can click on these maps and run mapsthem off on your computer or you can also contact the snowmobile clubs to receive a physical copy of those maps. See:(20 +) Lake Of The Woods Drifters Snowmobile Club | Facebook or NORTHWEST ANGLE EDGE RIDERS :: Home (nwaedgeriders.org).

A map within the city of Baudette will show you parks and walking trails throughout the city to walk safely and enjoy the quiet of this small town area.

You might even decide to bring your pedal bike the see the sites in this north country. Our website also has a map for biking trails.maps

You can see that Lake of the Woods Tourism and many other organizations have worked together to provide you all the information that is needed for you to be prepared to come and have the most enjoyable vacation you can get. Be sure to plan your next visit to this beautiful North Country.

For more information on lodging see: www.lakeofthewoodsmn.com/lodging

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All maps are located on the site at: www.lakeofthewoodsmn.com …clicking on Maps and Trails

 

 

 

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