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Voyageurs National Park is located in northern Minnesota, near the town of International Falls. Spanning 218,054 acres and stretching across the U.S.-Canada border, it’s home to more than 30 lakes and over 900 islands.
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A third of this national park's area is made up of water, particularly from four large lakes, including Rainy Lake, Kabetogama Lake, Namakan Lake, and Sand Point Lake. This means the main body of the park is only accessible by boat during the summer months, while in winter it can be accessed by snowmobile, ski, or snowshoe.
A variety of wildlife also live within the national park, including black bears, moose, wolves, white-tailed deer, foxes, weasels, river otters, and beavers (just to name a few).
Things to Do in Voyageurs National Park
Despite this national park being made up of so many lakes, there are still plenty of activities for visitors to enjoy, whether they want to get out on the water, or explore their surroundings on land.
There are more than 27 miles of trails located within Voyageurs National Park, including those accessible by either vehicle or boat.
One of the most popular land trails is the Ethno-botanical Garden Trail, an easy 0.25 mile loop that can also be explored with snowshoes in winter. It allows visitors to step back in time and experience a traditional Ojibwe Indian camp, along with a gorgeous native plant garden.
Additionally, Little American Island is a popular boat trip hike, as it allows visitors to explore the history of gold mining activities on Little American Gold Mine Island, where they can also see mine shafts, tailings, piles and machinery still left from the 1890s gold rush.
A full list of available hiking trails and destinations can be found on the park’s website.
Take a Guided Boat Tour
Most boat tours depart from the Visitor Centers at Rainy Lake and Kabetogama Lake, primarily between June to September when the weather is at its best.
One such tour crosses Rainy Lake in search of active eagle nests, before taking guests to Little American Island to learn about the 1890's Rainy Lake gold rush. Another boat tour lets visitors explore the historic Kettle Falls Hotel and Dam, where they’re then able to spend 2 hours on land to dine at the hotel, enjoy a picnic lunch, and wander around.
For those wishing to hop in a canoe, as opposed to a tour boat, there are also canoe programs available for both of these destinations.
Just because the national park gets covered in snow, doesn’t mean there isn’t fun to be had during the winter months!
Visitors have the opportunity enjoy the spectacular sights of Voyageurs National Park by snowmobile, on cross country skis, in an automobile on the ice road, on snowshoes, or even in ice-fishing houses. How fun does that sound?
Snowshoes are available for hire from the Visitor Centers free of charge, while cross country skis and skiing equipment can also be hired from the Rainy Lake Visitor Center at no extra cost.
There are a wide range of camping options available to visitors, however all park campsites are only accessible by watercraft. These include 175 sites which are classified as either tent, houseboat, or day-use sites.
There’s also many rules and regulations surrounding these various camping options, so those planning to stay overnight in the national park should first visit the camping section on the Voyageurs National Park website.
RV Parks Near Voyageurs National Park
Because the campsites located within the national park are only accessible by water, this rules out any RV camping opportunities within the area. Thankfully, there are plenty of RV-friendly parks near Voyageurs National Park, containing all of the amenities RVers will need.
The Pines of Kabetogama Resort is one popular example and it’s located less than a mile from the Voyageurs National Park visitor center. It offers a variety of RV sites, as well as full hookups, campfire rings, picnic tables, laundry, and clean restroom/shower facilities. Daily rates start at $65.00 for a standard RV site.
The International Voyageurs RV Park and Campground is another option located nearby. In fact, it’s based just a few miles away from the national park’s visitor center! They have 60 RV sites, including 39 with full hookups and 21 with electricity and water.
Other amenities include restrooms, hot showers, a dump station, laundry, and wi-fi. Daily rates range from $14.91 - $21.30.
Voyageurs National Park RV Rental
If you’re thinking of taking a trip to northern Minnesota, there are plenty of Voyageurs National Park motorhome rentals using RVshare that will get you there. These include Classes A, B, or C, as well as motorhome rentals of the travel trailer, sport utility, folding trailer, fifth wheel, or truck camper variety.
Rent an RV Near Voyageurs National Park
Want to rent an RV near Voyageurs National Park? You’ll find RV rentals available across all of Minnesota through RVshare, including within 20 miles of the national park.
RV Rental Prices in Voyageurs National Park
RVshare offers a range of rental price options to suit every budget. Whether you’re looking for luxury RV rentals or cheap RV rentals near Voyageurs National Park, you’re sure to find the RV that’s perfect for you.
Voyageurs National Park RV Rental Rates
With RVshare, you can find RV rentals for your trip to Voyageurs National Park starting at as little as $30 per night. The total cost of a Voyageurs National Park RV rental holiday will depend on factors such as how many nights you rent it for, as well as distance traveled (when adding-on the price of gas).
Don’t forget to also factor-in the price you must pay to stay at campgrounds or RV parks. Despite this, Voyageurs National Park RV vacations can still prove to be an affordable and cost-effective holiday for the whole family!
One Way RV Rental to Voyageurs National Park
Did you know that some dealers on RVshare might be able to offer a one way RV rental to Voyageurs National Park? This means you won’t have to worry about making a roundtrip back to drop it off again. Depending on your situation, this option can save you both time and money.