Traveling to the Park
Voyageurs National Park is located in Northern Minnesota. The park shares its northern boundary with Canada and lies just west of the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness. The park visitor centers are accessible by car but in order to truely experience the park, one must leave their vehicle behind and access the park by boat.
VehicleVoyageurs National Park is approximately 5 hours north of Minneapolis-St. Paul on I-35 and Hwy 53, 3 hours north of Duluth on Hwy 53, and 4 hours south from Winnipeg, Manitoba. For visitor center locations, click here.
There is no public transportation to Voyageurs National Park. No bus lines or passenger trains serve this area.
Boat Lauch Ramps
Public launch ramps available at the three park visitor centers located at Rainy Lake, Kabetogama Lake, and the Ash River Visitor Center. Numerous resorts offer boat access into the park.
Did You Know?
Voyageurs National Park is a great place to snowshoe in the winter. Bring your own or borrow a pair from the Rainy Lake Visitor Center for free!