Thing to Do

Hike Echo Bay Trail

A wooden bridge over a marshy area in a deciduous forest
Echo Bay Trail passes through some marshy areas

R. Lott/NPS

This wide trail showcases the transition between deciduous and boreal forests as you pass through lowlands and rocky outcrops. With views of wetlands created by the engineering genius of the North American Beaver, and dense forest, the trail is popular with birders. Sightings from warblers to woodpeckers and even raptors are common.

Difficulty: Easy
Hiking Distance: 1.5 mile (2.4 km)2.5 mile(4.0 km) loop
Restroom: A vault toilet is located by the trailhead
40-120 Minutes
Pets are not allowed on trails at Voyageurs national Park to prevent the possible transmission of diseases to the wolf population.
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
This park trail is located three miles from the Kabetogama Lake Visitor Center off Country Road 122.
Summer Use: Hiking
Winter Use: Cross-Country Skiing
Time of Day
Day, Dawn, Dusk
Accessibility Information
This is a wide trail with exposed roots and rocks and varying grade of incline and decline. 

Voyageurs National Park

Last updated: October 29, 2021