Permits & Reservations
NPS Jessica Barr
There are two campsites at the Fort Charlotte end of the Grand Portage. Each site is limited to 10 campers or less.
A free camping permit is required for any camping at Fort Charlotte.
One of the campsites at Fort Charlotte is set aside for campers on a first come, first served basis. Campers can check for availability and, if open, obtain their permit at the Heritage Center & Park Headquarters.
Canoe expedition groups planning to camp at Fort Charlotte must make camping reservations ahead of time.
Reservations for a camping permit can be made any time of year.
Please complete and print the Camping Reservation Request. Mail or fax the completed request to the park.
fax number 218-475-0174.
Or please call the Heritage Center & Park Headquarters during business hours 218-475-0123 and make a reservation by phone. For business hours please see Operating Hours & Seasons.
You may also send your reservation by e-mail to the Grand Portage National Monument Chief Ranger. Please copy, paste and complete the following information in the * Your Message section:
For further information about camping, view our camping information page.
Thank you for your cooperation and efforts to help preserve the Fort Charlotte campgrounds for present and future generations of canoeists and backpackers.