Permits & Reservations

Reservations

Permit Reservations for Tent Camping

Permit Reservations for Tent Camping are required within Voyageurs National Park.
  • High Use Season: May 15 through September 30 annually
    • Amenity and reservation service fees apply.
    • Reservations become available November 15 annually for the following season.
  • Low Use Season: October 1 through May 14 annually
    • Reservation service fees apply.
    • Reservations become available March 15 annually for the following season.
Houseboat Permits
Permit Reservations for Houseboats (including sailboats and cabin cruisers) are required within Voyageurs National Park.
  • Use Season: May 1 through October 31
    • Amenity service fees apply.
    • Reservations become available November 15 annually for the following season.

A Voyageurs National Park boat tour is a perfect way to view the national park. Reservations are recommended to guarantee a spot on any specific tour. All tours and fees are subject to change, please call ahead for schedule and fee changes.

 

Permits

Commercial Use Permits

All commercial service activities within the boundaries of Voyageurs National Park are required to obtain a Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) which expires December 31st. The CUA is valid for two years. The CUA application may be downloaded, printed, and/or filled-out electronically, then mailed with the required documentation and fee to:

Voyageurs National Park
Chief of Visitor & Resource Protection
360 Highway 11 East
International Falls, Minnesota 56649

For any questions you may have regarding the CUA permit process, please feel free to contact the Chief Ranger.

 

Special Use Permits

All activities considered to be a special event including but not limited to: public gatherings, weddings, commercial filming/photography, sporting events and outings sponsored by 501c3-not for profit organizations that conduct activities requiring a participant fee, are required to obtain a Special Use Permit (SUP).

Please contact the Chief of Visitor Protection for the appropriate permit and fees associated with your activity.

 

Tour Boat Charters

Have a large group or do you want to make a special event more memorable? Charter the Voyageur, on Rainy Lake or the Amik, on Kabetogama and Namakan Lake.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Voyageurs National Park Headquarters
360 Hwy 11 East

International Falls, MN 56649

Phone:

(218) 283-6600

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