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Kabetogama Lake Area Programs and Tours

Tour Boat

The Borealis tour boat on Kabetogama Lake

Tour Boat Reservations

All Voyageur and Borealis tour boat reservations are handled by Recreation.gov. Reservations can be made up to 3 months in advance either online or by telephone. Please see the tour boat reservation page for more information.

 
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Kettle Falls Hotel

Borealis Tour Boat Schedule

Notice: Due to permanent mechanical issues, the Borealis is no longer available for cruises. Please view the Rainy Lake Area Programs and Tours schedule for alternative options.

Kettle Falls Cruise (accessible)

Cancelled for the remainder of the 2014 season. Please see the Rainy Lake Area Programs and Tours schedule for an alternative tour option to Kettle Falls.

Voyage to historic Kettle Falls Hotel and Dam. Spend 2 hours on land to dine at the hotel, enjoy a picnic lunch, or explore the hotel and nearby dam. Tour fees do not include meals. Adult $40, Child $25. Reservations recommended. (6-passenger minimum)

Ellsworth Rock Garden & Eagle Watch

Cancelled for the remainder of the 2014 season due to mechanical issues.

Board the tour boat (accessible) and search for active eagle nests. At the gardens, join a ranger for a tour (1/4 mile not accessible) of the unique rock sculptures and building remnants. Adult $--, Child $--. (4-passenger minimum)

Hoist Bay Tour & Eagle Watch

Cancelled for the remainder of the 2014 season due to mechanical issues.

Board the tour boat (accessible) and cruise to historic Hoist Bay while searching for active eagle nests and other wildlife. Walk with a ranger (1/4 mile not accessible) through the remnants of an old logging camp and historic resort. Adult $--, Child $--. (4-passenger minimum)

 
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A north canoe voyage

Canoe Programs

North Canoe

June 16 - August 22
Monday - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday - 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Paddle back in history aboard a 26-foot North Canoe. Learn the voyageur paddle salute and explore the life of a voyageur. Minimum age is 5. We recommend participants know how to swim. Weather dependent. Reservations recommended. Call (218) 875-2111. Free.

Family Canoe Trip

June 18 - Agust 20
Wednesday
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Enjoy a tranquil canoe trip while keeping an eye out for wildlife. We provide lessons and equipment. Minimum age is 5. We recommend participants know how to swim. Weather dependent. Reservations recommended. Call (218) 875-2111. Free.

Did You Know?

A common loon shows off black & white summer plumage, NPS

Your choice in fishing tackle can have an effect on park wildlife. It takes only one lead sinker to kill a loon. Non-lead alternatives are available in local stores and at Voyageurs National Park visitor centers.