Photo: Paddling the Boundary Waters

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a paddler's paradise. Some 1,200 miles of motor-free water trails span the lakes and rivers of this million-acre wilderness.

Photograph by Raymond Gehman

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