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Kettle Falls Area Programs

Overlook at Kettle Falls

Enjoy the view over looking the Kettle Falls Dam and look south into Canada


Kettle Falls Dam Tour

June 15 - August 22
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday-Friday
1:10 pm - 1:40 pm

August 25,27, September 3 - 24
Monday, Wednesday
1:10 pm - 1:40 pm

Meet out front of the Kettle Falls Hotel. A ranger will guide you through the history of the area and walk to the dam overlook (1/4 mile walk, not accessible). In order to participate, visitors must take the Kettle Falls Cruise or must take their own watercraft to the Kettle Falls area. For more information, call the visitor center at (218) 875-2111. Free

Did You Know?

Happy kids relax in the snow during a class fieldtrip to the park.

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!