Boundary Waters Canoe Area in United States of America

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WDPA ID

366301

Reported Area

4446.64 km²

Data Provider

US Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program (GAP), National Operations Office, Boise State University

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available

Attributes

Original Name Boundary Waters Canoe Area

English Designation Wilderness

IUCN Management Category Ib

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1964

Sublocation US-MN

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Forest Service

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

3 Protected Areas

  • United States of America
  • Canada

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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Lac La Croix Wilderness Area Wilderness Area

Quetico Provincial Park (Wilderness Class) Provincial Park

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Lac La Croix Wilderness Area

in Canada

Lac La Croix Wilderness Area

English Designation

Wilderness Area

IUCN Category

III

WDPA ID

66185

Year of Designation

Reported Area

0.1 km2

Quetico Provincial Park (Wilderness Class)

in Canada

Quetico Provincial Park (Wilderness Class)

English Designation

Provincial Park

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

66395

Year of Designation

Reported Area

4719.4 km2