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Crane Lake is the beautiful western starting point into the boundary waters of Voyageurs National... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Emily S
Hudsonville, Michigan
Part of Creation Not Seen in My Area

The geography and beauty of the Crane Lake area is a part of creation those of us in Southern... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2017
Mark S
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Crane Lake is the beautiful western starting point into the boundary waters of Voyageurs National Park. Lovely!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emily S
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This is one gorgeous body of water. Much of it is developed, but there are pristine spots as well. It also serves as an excellent gateway into the even more magnificent Voyageurs National Park

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank montanapescado
Reviewed October 31, 2017

The geography and beauty of the Crane Lake area is a part of creation those of us in Southern Indiana and Kentucky seldom experience. Our part of the county is beautiful but the Crane Lake area has a beauty all its own. Crane Lake offers...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mark S
Reviewed August 28, 2016

From the first phone call to the last wave goodbye the whole experience was professional and exceeded our every expectation. This was our first houseboat vacation and we asked a lot of questions via phone calls and emails. All questions were answered quickly, and in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 1, 2016

Fun boat trip down through Crane lake to the Grassy wall. Very beautiful but long trip from where we stayed at Randolph Bay on Namekon.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mary M
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Crane Lake is one of two gateways to a chain of border lakes that includes Crane, Little Vermillion, Sand Point, Namakan, and Kabetogama. Part of Voyageurs National Park and adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA), the lake chain covers 100,000 acres of fresh...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank PaulDuaneBrinkman
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Treasured times with our family in the beautiful Voyageur National Park! We had only a few days with our adult children this summer and they shared their all time favorite family trip was on our houseboat from Voyagaire Houseboats out of Crane Lake. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Julie1220
Reviewed August 29, 2015

This is an amazing way to spend a week. The location - Voyageur National Park is a beautiful place. It does not shock you with awe like a single location does, it is not going to stun you like Yosemite Valley or the Grand Canyon....More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Sean S
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great entry point to Voyageurs National Park. Voyagaire housboats were a great way to see the park and the lodge serves a great breakfast on your way in or out of the park.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank JimG833
Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stayed recently in the shores of Crane lake and enjoyed it a lot. Crane lake is not that easy to kayak or canoe in given all the motor traffic and speed boats that create too many waves, but it is a beautiful place. We...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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