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Voyageurs National Park, Voyageurs National Park, MN
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Pleasant cruise

We took the afternoon Grand Tour cruise and found it to be peaceful and relaxing. It was nice to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Visitor Center & meeting point for Grand Tour Boat Trip

We made a reservation for the 2 1/2 hour Grand Tour boat activity that leaves from the Rainy Lake... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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One of the many lakes in this watery park.
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Voyageurs National Park, Voyageurs National Park, MN
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the afternoon Grand Tour cruise and found it to be peaceful and relaxing. It was nice to be able to stop at one of the islands to see the sights. It would be great if they could include more stops at other islands....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a reservation for the 2 1/2 hour Grand Tour boat activity that leaves from the Rainy Lake Visitor Center in Voyageurs NP. The center is well done & staffed with friendly helpful Rangers & volunteers. The Grand Tour was informative & enjoyable. Great...More

Thank pshurd
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We have planned on visiting Voyageurs National Park for some time and we were not disappointed with this particular venue. We began our day with an educational tour of the gardens and our guide was very informative and responsive to many questions. We then boarded...More

1  Thank Phil G
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

You can't go wrong with a national park visitor center because it gives you the chance to talk with rangers. This one also is a starting point for boat tours of Rainy Lake, which is by far the best way to appreciate this park. You're...More

Thank Jodi307
Reviewed October 17, 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

2  Thank wolverville .
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful scenery and fishing. Better understanding of the voyageurs provided at Grand Portage National Historic Site. This is the place to get away from it all, but bring your own food (or better yet be prepared to catch and cook it yourself) because there is...More

1  Thank PvcM
Reviewed August 12, 2016

It was a beautiful day & our guide was very informative. It's basically a boat trip around a beautiful lake. We did stop at an island, where at one time they did gold mining, but other than a hole in the ground, mostly covered with...More

1  Thank goldenruler
Reviewed August 3, 2016

As you already know, this park is best explored by boat. In fact, a boat is the only way to visit most of the park. Alas, we visited Voyageurs National Park on a cross-country road trip that didn't allow the time (or boat) necessary to...More

2  Thank bdroth01
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We took the 2.5 hour Grand Tour from Rainy Lake visitor center. Our first stop was at an island to check out the gold mining activities during 1800s. Its a short loop hike. We also saw many bald eagles and loon. The park can also...More

1  Thank bucketlisttrave... t
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Took the Grand tour - it was a 2 1/2 tour on a large boat that held about 50 people - for those that have a senior park pass it is half price $15 We saw loons, deer, a beaver lodge, white pelican, and lots...More

1  Thank Retiredbeanctr
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