Tow Boat Service14295 Canadian Border Road Ely, MN 55731 (218)-365-6010
Jasper Company is a licensed by the U.S. Forest Service to operate a towboat service on Moose Lake Chain and Basswood Lake. This is a beneficial service for either the day trip or overnight canoeist. Jasper Company will get you, your gear and canoes to any of the following motorized access points quickly and efficiently, whether your trip is in the BWCA or the Quetico Park wildernesses. Our tow boat will be there at the end of your trip or at the end of your day fishing to bring you back to your vehicle at our Moose Lake landing.
Drop Off Location and Cost are as Follows:
- Wind Lake - $72.00*
- Ensign Lake - $84.00*
- Little Birch Portage - $88.00*
- Birch Narrows - $88.00*
- Prairie Portage - $96.00
- Basswood Lake
- Beaver Island - $190.00* including Prairie Portage fees
- Washington Island - $200.00* including Prairie Portage fees
- Back Bay - $215.00 including Prairie Portage fees
- Guests staying at Jasper Guest House or Bay House can schedule Round Trip Service (excluding Basswood Lake) for $88.00*
Prices are per boat load (4 people, 2 canoes and gear) one way.
* - plus tax