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Just a day visit to say we had been there-but enjoyed the day!

My friends and I on in our 10th year of visiting National Parks and since we were going to Isle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Water Sport Haven

You will not experience Rainy Lake unless you are in a watercraft. This is a water adventure park... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Leah D
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One of the many lakes in this watery park.
Voyageurs National Park, Voyageurs National Park, MN
+1 216-875-2111
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were staying on Kabatogama but made the effort to drive up here in case we would miss out on something big. Unless you are planning on launching in here- it is okay to miss. That said it is the most modern and entertaining of...More

4  Thank 365-24-7
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Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

Our family drove an hour to visit Voyageurs National Park and to take the boat ride. Well the boat ride doesn't open until June 15rh :( so it's mostly looking around at boat, water, small garden and speaking to the volunteers inside (none of which...More

1  Thank KellyFlatt11
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I on in our 10th year of visiting National Parks and since we were going to Isle Royale in Michigan and not using our 10 days up, we decided to drive on over to Voyageurs just to check it off our list....More

Thank IllinoisMrsZ
Reviewed 16 September 2018

You will not experience Rainy Lake unless you are in a watercraft. This is a water adventure park with miles of shoreline and islands. Beautiful setting with local lore and history.

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The visitor center offers two different movies providing an overview of the park as well as the history of the region. The rangers were friendly and helpful and the exhibits were interesting. The restrooms were very clean.

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a week on the water and loved every minute. Very isolated and weather changes quickly but all you have to do it be prepared. Fishing is great but make sure you follow and know all the regulations. Especially is you cross into Canada by...More

Thank Mrtdawg
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We stopped by this visitor center to get another stamp for our passport books, and to check out the different displays. The model of the North Canoe is also there. The North Canoe tours launch from here. There aren't many hiking trails nearby though.

Thank Pam P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

National Park Service maintaining another great park. The Rainy Lake Visitor Center is well maintained with plenty of parking available and good working bathrooms. They offer a small museum display, video and nature trail hikes. The park supports a very informative Jr Ranger Program to...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The visitor center while small, is very compact with their information. A good educational movie is available. Too bad we could not take the boat time due to time constraints. They do over a grand canoe option - would have loved to do it but...More

Thank DrLFoodie
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The Grand Tour starts at this Visitor Center. There is a stuffed moose in the visitor center. It is cool. the garden Outback has the monarch butterfly caterpillars on the milkweed in July.

Thank S8674RWsusanm
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I nice place to gather some information about how things were long ago in this region. Excellent displays and very helpful and knowledgeable staff. The gift shop has a nice selection of souvenirs at fair prices. You can take a river cruise from this location....More

Thank Dogpilot
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We did not know that the Visitors Center was closed today. We drove up to the park and it looked very dark inside- we were so disappointed. My husband took a chance and walked up to the front door- a very nice ranger let him...More

Thank CathyP1953
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18 July 2016|
Response from Janet L L |
We rented a houseboat from Northernnaire; very happy with the service and boat
22 January 2016|
Response from S8674RWsusanm | Reviewed this property |
Yes, bald eagles, a Beaver dam, and a short hike an Little American Island.
17 August 2015|
Response from S8674RWsusanm | Reviewed this property |
It depends. I did make a reservation. But on this Friday, the boat was not at capacity.