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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

Voyageurs National Park summer boat tours, canoe tours and ranger-led programs are done for the remainder of the year, please check back Spring 2015 for our summer schedule.

Kettle Falls Cruise (accessible)
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
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
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
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
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?

Children's corner at the Kabetomaga Lake Visitor Center

You can make a voyageur trinket, stamp a track or try on voyageurs clothing at a children's corner in a park visitor center.