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Voyageurs National Park, MN

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Kettle Falls Hotel
Kettle Falls Hotel

The Kettle Falls area has been a meeting place for hundreds of years. The Ojibwe, Voyageurs, miners, loggers, and today's recreational users all gather at this meeting place of Rainy and Namakan Lakes. In the summer, lodging, dining, fuel, limited supplies, and watercraft portaging are all available.

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Voyageur Tour Boat
Voyageur Tour Boat

One of the best ways to experience the park in the summer is by tour boat. The Voyageur plies the waters of Rainy Lake visiting historical destinations and searching for eagles.

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King Williams Narrows on Crane Lake
King Williams Narrows on Crane Lake

King Williams Narrows on Crane Lake. Blue Sky, rocks, trees, shimmering water. A true vista of Voyageurs National Park.

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Anderson Bay Overlook
Anderson Bay Overlook

This is the overlook from the Anderson Bay Trail. The trail hikes atop a granite outcrop, and scenic vistas of Anderson Bay and Rainy Lake can be experienced.

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An Icon of the North Woods
An Icon of the North Woods

The Common Loon is an icon of the North Woods. Its haunting calls resonate throughout the park. No trip to Voyageurs National Park is complete without experiencing this majestic waterfowl.

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Snowmobiling to Grassy Bay Cliffs
Snowmobiling to Grassy Bay Cliffs

Winter is an exceptional time to experience Voyageurs National Park. Take a snowmobile ride on a half dozen different trails to discover your slice of winter solitude. Breathtaking views and frozen scenery await. Grassy Bay Cliffs is but one destination.

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Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park lies within the heart of the North American Continent. Here you can see and touch rocks half as old as the world, experience the life of a voyageur, immerse yourself in the sights...[more]

Address

Voyageurs National Park
360 Highway 11 East
International Falls, MN 56649
Phone:(218) 283 6600
Email:voya_superintendent@nps.gov

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Directions

Plane
A small airport is located in International Falls, Minnesota. Taxi service and rental cars are available here.

Most flights entering the area will pass through the larger Minneapolis-St. Paul airport located around 5 hours south of Voyageurs National Park.

Car
Voyageurs National Park is approximately 5 hours north of Minneapolis-St. Paul on I-35 and Hwy 53, 3 hours north of Duluth on Hwy 53, and 4 hours south from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Public Transportation
There is no public transportation to Voyageurs National Park. No bus lines or passenger trains serve this area.

Boat

Many visitors enter the park by water. There are public launch ramps available at the three park visitor centers on Rainy Lake, Kabetogama Lake, and at the Ash River Visitor Center. Numerous resorts also offer boat access into the park.
 

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • PADDLING PADDLING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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