Kabetogama Lake Area Programs and Tours

Amik tour boat docked in front of the Kabetogama Lake Visitor Center
Explore Kabetogama Lake and Namakan Lake aboard the Amik.
Front View of the Kettle Falls Hotel
Take a cruise to Kettle Falls and immerse yourself into the history.


Amik Tour Boat Schedule

All Voyageur and Amik tour boat reservations are handled by Recreation.gov and can be made, in advance either online or by telephone. Please see the Voyageur National Park Boat Tour Reservation page for more information about this system.

Reservations will be available starting April 15th, 2018.

*All programs subject-to-change, please check back for the most up-to-date program schedule.

Kettle Falls Cruise (accessible)

Voyage to historic Kettle Falls Hotel and Dam. Spend 2 hours on land to dine at the hotel, enjoy a picnic lunch, or explore the hotel and nearby dam. Tour fees do not include meals. Adult $40, Child $20, Toddler (2 and under) $3. Reservations recommended. (6-passenger minimum)

June 17- September 3, 2018
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
10:00 am- 3:30 pm

September 6-23, 2018
Sunday, Thursday, Friday
10:00 am- 3:30 pm

Ellsworth Rock Gardens Cruise
Search for active eagle nests during the cruise to Ellsworth. Once at the gardens, take a guided hike (1/4 mile accessible walk) to explore the unique rock sculptures and building remnants. Visitors are recommended to bring long-sleeved clothing and a hat. Adult $25, Child $15, Toddler (2 and under) $3. Reservations recommended. (4-passenger minimum)

June 19- August 28, 2018
2:00- 4:00 pm

Visitors paddling in a North Canoe
Do you have what it takes to be a voyageur?


Canoe Programs

North Canoe
Paddle back in history aboard a 26-foot North Canoe. Learn the voyageur paddle salute and explore the life of a voyageur. Minimum age is 5, paddling required, and weather dependent. Reservations recommended. Call (218) 875-2111. Free.

June 19- July 20, 2018
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

10:30 am- 12:00 noon

July 31- August 22, 2018
Tuesday, Wednesday
10:30 am- 12:00 noon

Looking for a sneak peak of a North Canoe tour? Check out the North Canoe Promo video!


Other Naturalist-led Programs

Twilight Walk
Join park staff as they portray a historic character from the region's past. Let the whispers of a different time come alive. Meet at the Woodenfrog Refectory. Call (218) 875-2111. Free.

June 24- August 19, 2018
8:30 pm- 9:30 pm

Last updated: July 19, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Voyageurs National Park Headquarters
360 Hwy 11 East

International Falls, MN 56649


(218) 283-6600

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