VOYAGEURS NATIONAL PARK TOURS, MN
Gold Mine TourBoat Tour
1 hr. 30 min.
Notice:June 14 - August 20
Sunday and Thursday
Minimum # of paying passengers for tour to go is 4.
Uncover the truth about the 1890's Rainy Lake gold rush. View the remains of the Bushyhead mine entrance from the boat, then stretch your legs with a ranger for a short walk (accessible 1/4 mile) around Little American Island, the most productive area mine. Tour runs from 2:00pm - 3:30 pm
Know Before You Go
Check in for tour 30 minutes prior to departure. No smoking. Food is not allowed, but water may be brought or purchased on the boat. There is a restroom aboard the boat. Jackets and sunscreen are recommended.
Water available for purchase, upper non-enclosed deck and lower enclosed deck.
Take Highway 11 east 11 miles to the Rainy Lake Visitor Center entrance sign. Once at the entrance sign turn right onto the entrance road and travel 1.5 miles to the visitor center. The boat is located on the dock below the center.
Note: Some Tours may be available only from the Tour Park on a first-come-first-served basis. Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the Tour Park.