A Park of Water, Islands, and Horizons

Voyageurs National Park spans 218,000 acres of lakes, forests, and streams in northern Minnesota. Established in 1975, the park is named after the French-Canadian Voyageurs who once navigated these abundant waters. Voyageurs National Park provides exceptional opportunities for recreation and exploration amidst landscapes rich in natural beauty, history, and cultural heritage.

View of a large lake with rocky shorelines.
Make Camping Plans

Plan ahead for your summer excursions by diving into campsites available for your summer plans.

A view of the Milkyway over the park
Discover the Dark Skies over Voyageurs

Learn about stargazing, being a certified Dark Sky Park, the Northern Lights, and much more on the night sky at Voyageurs.

A bright yellow kayak floats near the shore, paddled by a young girl and her father.
Find local guides, boat rentals and more

Local area businesses offer guides, watercraft rentals, private boat charters, and more.

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Winter Trails Conditions

Current Winter Trails Conditions.

A view of the ice road
Winter Safety

Tips for a safe and enjoyable winter visit to Voyageurs.

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Volunteers help keep visitor centers open, maintain facilities, conduct research, rehabilitate historic sites, and so much more!

A park ranger stands in uniform holding out a walleye crocheted out of yarn.
Crochet your own walleye

Voyageurs National Park is known for its walleye fishing opportunities. Now you know crochet your own walleye at home!

A bright green curtain of light shines near a tree-lined horizon above a scenic lake.
Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)

Will you be able to see the northern lights in the park? Discover what causes them, and check how likely they are to shine during your trip.

A fishing pole casts a line from a boat on a scenic lake at dusk.
Park Rules and Regulations

A quick guide to rules about fishing, bear safety, boating, campfires, pets, and more.

A small red and white float plane moves along the surface of a scenic lake.
Superintendent's Compendium

The Superintendent's Compendium provides detailed information about specific rules in Voyageurs.

Last updated: July 5, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Voyageurs National Park Headquarters
360 Hwy 11 East

International Falls, MN 56649



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