FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where in the world is Voyageurs National Park?
Voyageurs National Park is located 2.5 hours north of Duluth on the Canadian Border. 4 hours north of Minneapolis St. Paul and 4 hours east of the Fargo area. It shares its northern boundary with Canada.
What do I do when I get to Voyageurs National Park?
Voyageurs National Park offers a variety of ways to enjoy the splendor of the outdoors on the Canadian Shield. Voyageurs is a water based park, meaning that you will need to get in a boat to see it. This can be accomplished by bringing your own boat, renting one from us, or taking a boat tour with us or the Park Service. Voyageurs is truly a multi-use, multi-faceted park and can be enjoyed in a variety of ways.
Will I need a permit to enter the park?
Voyageurs National Park has no entrance fee - that's right, it's free!
That sounds too good to be true, what is the catch?
Voyageurs National Park does charge a fee for camping. The cost varies on the site but generally ranges from $15 to $30 per night and can accommodate numerous campers.
Do I need to make a reservation to camp in Voyageurs?
What will I need to bring with me?
That really depends on you! If you are the kind of camper that likes to bring everything but the kitchen sink we can do a full set up of your campsite with everything you will need for a luxurious trip. Just give us your requests and your campsite will be set up for you. If you are the kind that likes to rough it we have minimal packs available so you can travel light. If you have all the gear yourself and just need a ride or a rental that is fine too. It is completely up to you to what your dream vacation in Voyageurs will look like.
What activities are there to do in Voyageurs? Thing to do?
Activities in Voyageurs include fishing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, touring, boating, water skiing, boat tours, shore lunch excursions, tours of historical sites, birding, wildlife watching, sunbathing, swimming, visiting the resorts or just about anything you can think of. We know how to have fun up here and we can help suggest activities for you and your group.
How should I proceed now that I want to come to Voyageurs National Park?
That's easy, call (218) 244-6506 and speak to Eric. Eric is a licensed boat captain and was born and raised in and around Voyageurs National Park. He has many decades of knowledge that he will share with you so that you can get the most out of your trip. He will ask some questions and start a conversation about the best options to optimize your getaway in Voyageurs.
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