Types of Campsites and Amenities Available

Voyageurs National Park has more than 270 campsites, houseboat sites, and day use sites within its boundaries. All of these sites offer outstanding amenities for your national park experience. All sites must be reserved ahead of time. Head over to our campsite photo gallery to view images of the sites.

 

Types of Campsites

Day Use Site for picnic and daily activities only.

Small Campsite maximum of 9- people with two tent pads.

Large Campsite designed for a maximum of 16 people.

Houseboat Site designed for maximum of 2 houseboats.

Group Campsite designed for groups larger than 14 people, maximum of 30 people.

Accessible Campsite designed for disabilities with chairlift availability.

Backcountry Campsite located on the Kabetogama Penisula, accessible by hiking and/or canoeing.

 
Moxie Island Day Use
Day Use Site at Moxie Island, Kabetogama Lake, VNP
Day Use Site
  • No overnight camping
  • Picnics and daytime activities
  • Campfires must be within fire ring
 
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Small Campsite at Pine Island, Rainy Lake, VNP
Small Campsite
  • Designed for a maximum of 9 people
  • Overnight use with tents only (no houseboats)
  • Two tent pads (size may vary, see specific site for details)
  • Two bear-proof food lockers that measure 52" wide x 36" deep and 21" high each, or are equal to two 48-quart coolers
  • One metal picnic table
  • One metal fire ring with a cooking grate
  • Vaulted toilet
 
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Large Campsite Rainy Lake, VNP
Large Campsite
  • Designed for a maximum of 18 people
  • Overnight use with tents only (no houseboats)
  • Four tent pads (size may vary, see specific site for details.
  • Four bear-proof food lockers that measure 52" wide x 36" deep and 21" high each, or are equal to two 48-quart coolers
  • Two metal picnic table
  • One metal fire ring with a cooking grate
  • Vaulted toilet

 
K28 Round Bear Island HB
Houseboat Site Round Bear Island, Kabetogama Lake, VNP
Houseboat Site
  • Overnight use with houseboat, cabin cruiser or sailboat (no tents)
  • Designed for maximum of 2 houseboats (permits available for more than two houseboats upon approval)
  • One metal fire ring with a cooking grate at designated sites only.
  • Campfires in established fire rings only.
  • Houseboats may stay at designated houseboat sites or at an undesignated site as long as it is at least 200 yards from a designated site or structure.
 
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Group Campsite Rainy Lake, VNP
Group Campsite
  • Designed for a minimum of 14 people and a maximum of 30 people
  • Overnight use with tents and houseboats allowed.
  • Eight tent pads (size may vary, see specific site for details)
  • Eight bear-proof food lockers that measure 52" wide x 36" deep and 21" high each, or are equal to two 48-quart coolers
  • Picnic tables and scenic vistas
  • Two metal fire rings with a cooking grate
  • 1 enclosed vaulted toilet
  • Dock space for 8-10 boats
  • Accessible dock lift
  • At each site, one tent pad, one picnic table, food storage lockers, and the vaulted toilet are accessible
 
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Accessible Campsite, VNP
Accessible Campsite
  • Designed for a maximum of 9 people
  • Overnight use with tents only (no houseboats)
  • Two tent pads (size may vary, see specific site for details)
  • Two bear-proof food lockers that measure 52" wide x 36" deep and 21" high each, or are equal to two 48-quart coolers
  • One metal picnic table
  • One metal fire ring with a cooking grate
  • Vaulted toilet
  • At each site, a tent pad, a picnic table, food storage locker, and a vaulted toilet are accessible
  • Accessible dock lift
 

Backcountry Campsite

  • Overnight use with tents only
  • Must use tent pad if available
  • Bear poles may be available, bring bear-proof food containers or lengths of rope to hang food 10 feet up and 4 feet out from area trees
  • Campfires must be within fire ring
  • Pit toilets available
  • No pets allowed
  • Artificial bait only
  • No private watercraft allowed on interior lakes

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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