Take a tour!
Get a taste of Voyageurs National Park with a guided tour. Here’s a look at a few on the schedule for this summer. Reservations for all tours are made at recreation.gov or by calling the national call center at 877-444-6777. Reservations are available until midnight the night before a tour departs.
Grand Tour: Board the Voyageur tour boat and navigate Rainy Lake in search of active eagle nests, view a commercial fi shing camp and watch for abundant wildlife. A short stop at Little American Island explores the 1890s Rainy Lake gold rush. Kettle Falls Cruise: Voyage to the historic Kettle Falls Hotel and Dam on the Voyageur tour boat.
North Canoe: Paddle back in history aboard a 26-foot north canoe. Learn the voyageur paddle salute and explore the life of a voyageur fur trader.
Black Bay by Canoe: Get a close-up view of a beaver lodge while paddling the waters of Black Bay.
Ethno-Botanical Garden Tour: Join park staff and walk through Voyageurs’ diverse ecosystem. A short hike leads to an Ojibwe camp that sits at the heart of a native plant garden.
Kettle Falls Cruise: Voyage to the historic Kettle Falls Hotel and Dam on the Amik tour boat. Ellsworth Rock Gardens Cruise: Search for active eagle nests on the way to the gardens located within the park. Then take a short guided hike to explore unique rock sculptures and building remnants.
North Canoe: Paddle back in history aboard a 26-foot north canoe. Learn the voyageur paddle salute and explore the life of a fur trader.
Become a Voyageur: Join park staff for an inland program and learn about the life of a voyageur, featuring interactive, hands-on activities geared toward the adventurous and young at heart.
Northern Lights & Solar Flares: Learn from park staff about these mysterious lights and see their source from a solar viewing scope during
this recurring midnight program.
Learn more at nps.gov/voya and exploreminnesota.com.
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