• A fall day on Mt. Rose overlooking the historic depot at Grand Portage.

    Grand Portage

    National Monument Minnesota

Park Newsletter

squash, bean and potato harvest

Fall heirloom garden harvest: squash and beans from Three Sisters gardens, potatoes from kitchen gardens.

NPS Photo / Mike Plummer-Steen

The staff of Grand Portage National Monument prepare a newsletter available to visitors every year. We have included newsletters for this year and the previous year. These newsletters have elements which are included every year but to which new articles are added. You can view Grand Portage Guides from 2009 through 2005 on the park newsletter archive link above.

2014 Grand Portage Guide

2013 Grand Portage Guide

Did You Know?

A Montreal canoe at Grand Portage National Monument

The 40 foot “Montreal” class of birchbark canoe used on the Great Lakes during the 18th century, could carry the weight of two mid-sized cars…that’s over four tons or about 8,000 pounds!