The only location to purchase food within Voyageurs National Park is at the Kettle Falls Hotel. Remotely located on the far eastern side of the Kabetogama Peninsula, it is approximately 15-miles from the nearest road and is only accessible by watercraft. The Kettle Falls Hotel has a restaurant that offers full sit-down meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
All campsites in Voyageurs are only accessible by watercraft, with the exception of two hike-in primitive campsites along the Kab-Ash Trail.
There are many different ways to spend a night in Voyageurs National Park. The only in-park, concession-operated lodging available in the park is at Kettle Falls Hotel. Remotely located on the far eastern side of the Kabetogama Peninsula, it is approximately 15-miles from the nearest road and is only accessible by water.
Voyageurs is a water-based National Park, so planning a camping trip here will require special considerations and pre-planning. Visit our main camping page for an explanation of the different types of camping you can experience in Voyageurs to help you narrow down which is right for you.
All houseboats, sailboats, and cabin cruisers (defined as registered vessels that contain sleeping facilities, cooking and food storage facilities, and a no-discharge toilet) require a permit for overnight stays in Voyageurs National Park. Permits can be aquired online. Learn more about Houseboating at Voyageurs on the Houseboating page.
To learn more about other local accommodations in the gateway communites, visit the following websites offered through local convention and visitor bureaus:
Last updated: December 21, 2022