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Spring Ice Out - Take your best guess!

When will the ice go out this year in the Boundary Waters?  Take your guess as to when it will go out on Gunflint Lake:

Lake Name County

Average  Ice-Out

Earliest Ice-Out

Latest Ice-Out

Years of Data

Fall Lake

April 28

April 10, 1945

May 19, 1950

Gunflint Cook

May 7

April 15, 1976

May 26, 1966

Island St. Louis

April 25

April 5, 2000

May 8, 1996

Mitawan Lake

May 1

April 18, 1955

May 20, 1950

Vermilion St. Louis

April 30

April 10, 1945

May 23, 1950

Shagawa Lake St. Louis

April 27

April 14, 1998

May 16, 1996

Burntside St. Louis

April 29

April 16, 1987 May 16, 1996 32

--Data courtesy Minnesota Climatology Group, Burntside data courtesy Mark Cherne

Spring Ice Out Polls and Spring BWCA Trip Discussions

Name County Status
Ash Lake  
Basswood Lake  
Bear Head St Louis  
Brule Cook  
Burntside St Louis 4/15/06
Caribou Cook 4/19/06
Clearwater Lake Cook 4/19/06
Crane St Louis  
Fall Lake  
Daniels Lake Cook  
Devil Track Cook 4/23/06
East Bearskin Lake Cook  
Echo St Louis  
Elephant St Louis  
Esther Cook  
Fall Lake 4/13/06
Greenwood Cook  
Gunflint Lake 4/17/06
Island St Louis  
Kabetogama St Louis 4/16/06
Knife Lake Lake  
Lac la croix    
Lake of the Woods Lake of the Woods  
Lax Lake Lake 4/18/06
McFarland Lake Cook  
Moose Lake    
Namakan St Louis  
Northern Light Cook  
Pelican St Louis 4/15/06
Pine Cook  
Rainy Lake St Louis 4/16/06
Saganaga Cook 4/19/06
Sand Point St Louis
Sawbill Cook
Seagull Cook 4/16/06
Shagawa St Louis 4/16/06
Side Lake St Louis  
Snowbank Lake 4/17/06
Sturgeon St Louis  
Tait Cook 4/19/06
Trout Cook  
Vermilion St Louis 4/18/06
Wolf Lake  



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