Current Campsite Closures
Saginaw Bay West R104 - Closed for the season
Rainy Lake Group Site R74 - Closed for a portion of the season
Catamaran N15 - Closed through June 15
Granite Cliff S. S7 - Closed through June 15
Voyageurs Entrance Fee: Free!
Camping Permit Fees
All tent campsites within Voyageurs National Park require a reservation fee and nightly amenity fees.
Houseboat Permit Fees
All houseboats, sailboats, and cabin cruisers require permit fees for overnight stays in Voyageurs National Park. A houseboat is defined as a registered vessel that contains sleeping facilities, cooking and food storage facilities, and a no-discharge toilet.
Tour Boat Ticket Fees
Ranger-led boat tours require a fee at Voyageurs National Park.
Winter Equipment Rental Fees
The use of snowshoes and cross-country skis from the Rainy Lake Visitor Center now requires a fee to help maintain recreation equipment inventory at Voyageurs National Park.
Your Fees Benefit the Park!
Any fees you pay when exploring or camping in Voyageurs National Park make a difference! We participate in the congressionally-authorized Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA). In Voyageurs, 96 percent of the fee revenue collected in the park stays here to help fund park projects related to the fee program.
Other Park Services, Permits & Fees
Tour Boat Charters
Would one of our park tour boats be the perfect setting for a special event? They are available for charter through a Special Use Permit!
Special Use Permits (SUP)
All activities considered to either be a special event or special park use activities are required to obtain a Special Use Permit (SUP). These include, but not limited to:
Commercial Use Authorizations (Buisness Permits)
To conduct business in the park (e.g., private tour boat charters, fishing guide services, water taxis, boat rental), you must obtain an active Commercial Use Authorization (CUA).
Last updated: August 21, 2023