Making a Tent Campsite Reservation

How to Make a Campsite Reservation on Recreation.gov (Step-by-step Directions)
(Return to Tent Camping information page)
 
  1. Go to www.recreation.gov (Google Chrome is the recommended internet browser for making reservations and printing permits).
  2. In the upper right, either Log In to your account or click on Sign Up to create an account.
  3. In the search bar, type “voya camping” and click on SEARCH.
  4. Click on Voyageurs National Park Camping Permits.
  5. Click on Build Itinerary.
  6. At the top of the screen, enter Group Size (required). Optional search features: select Campsite Type or enter a specific lake or campsite name in the search box to narrow down results.
  7. Select the starting date for your trip from the calendar.
  8. Scroll through the list of campsites or use the map feature on the right to find the site you would like to reserve.
  9. Select the appropriate boxes for your trip dates, from your arrival date to your departure date. If you select the wrong dates, switch to itinerary view on the right of the screen to delete those dates from your itinerary.
  10. Click on Book Now at the bottom of the screen.
  11. Make sure itinerary and cost listed on the right are correct and fill out requested information on left. Read and agree to important information at the bottom of the page.
  12. Click on Proceed to Cart, or select Continue Shopping to add more dates to your itinerary.
  13. Make sure order summary is correct and click on Proceed to Payment.
  14. Fill out payment information and click on Next.
  15. Review and confirm information and click on Continue. Your order is now complete.
  16. Print your permit within five days of your trip. It is required to have a printed copy of your permit when camping in the park. To print your permit, log into your recreation.gov account, click on the down arrow next to your name in the upper right, select My Reservations and select Print Permit for the appropriate trip. There is no place to print your permit once you arrive at the park.
 

Last updated: July 24, 2019

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