Grand Portage National Monument

The fort on the shore of Grand Portage Bay
The fort on Grand Portage Bay and Hat Island, seen from Mt. Rose


An 8.5-mile trail from the fort on Lake Superior up to the Pigeon River led fur traders to the interior of the continent. Today, "Kitchi Onigaming" (Ojibwe for "the great carrying place") is co-managed by the National Park Service and the Grand Portage Band of Ojibwe Indians.

Last updated: May 21, 2018