The BWCA Reader

True stories from the woods and waters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.


Great User-Generated BWCA Stories,
Plus Facts, History and Trivia.

The BWCA Reader Volume 1, is now available for sale. The 100-page collection features:

  • Stories and Essays: Amazing and inspiring non-fiction essays from more than 40 lovers of the BWCA.
  • Guest Authors: Works by professional writers specializing in the North Woods: Sam Cook, Michael Furtman, "Iron Mike" Hillman and Tom Dickson. Entomologist Dr. Bruce Giebink explains the horrors of BWCA bug attacks, and gives tips on how to avoid them.
  • Trivia: Test your wits with a series of BWCA trivia challenges. Great entertainment around the campfire or in the tent on a rainy day!

The BWCA Reader, Volume 1
is now available for online purchase.

Just click the "Purchase" link, then click on the cover of the book (featuring the photo "Purple Sunset," taken on Moose Lake by naturalist photographer Dale Robert Klous).

The BWCA Reader is owned and operated by BWCA Reader, L.L.C., Barry J. Johnson, Editor. Copyright 2013 BWCA Reader.

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