Things To Know Before You Come

Before visiting Voyageurs National Park, take some time to read more about important topics.

Lake Navigation

Voyageurs National Park is a water-based park. Learning how to navigate the lake is important if you are visiting by boat.

Your Safety

A safe trip is a happy trip! Learn about some preventative measures you can take to ensure your safety.

Bears and Food Storage

A variety of wildlife call Voyageurs National Park home, so while you are visiting please remember that your food is for you only. Please use proper food storage techniques and help keep out wildlife, wild and safe.


The weather can change rapidly and severly at anytime of the year. Read about seasonal average temperatures as you plan your trip and check the immediate weather forecast a few days before you come.

Invasive Species Alert

To learn more about how to prevent the spread of invasive species, download and read our Exotic brochures.


For regulations and firewood restrictions, please visit our Laws & Policy page.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Voyageurs National Park Headquarters
360 Hwy 11 East

International Falls, MN 56649


(218) 283-6600

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