Voyageurs National Park
VISIT Voyageurs National Park:
Voyageurs National Park was established on January 8, 1971, and has a total area of 218,200 acres (341 square miles, or 883 square kilometers).
|Address||Voyageurs National Park Headquarters, International Falls, MN, 56649|
|Hours||Open 24-hours a day year-round|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
Voyageurs National Park is the 181st most visited park in the country.
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Voyageurs National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Voyageurs National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Voyageurs National Park are May, June, July & August.
Voyageurs National Park Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Voyageurs National Park is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
|Voyageurs & Isle Royale||580||7|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Voyageurs National Park.
|Apostle Islands National Lakeshore||153 mi|
|Grand Portage National Monument||157 mi|
|Isle Royale National Park||207 mi|
|Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway||212 mi|
|Keweenaw National Historical Park||225 mi|
|Mississippi National River and Recreation Area||247 mi|
Nearby Campsites & RV Parks
If you are looking to pitch a tent or park an RV at a campsite near Voyageurs National Park, here is a list of the closest campsites in the surrounding area. They all have slightly different amenitites, so its best to check them all out instead of just chosing the first on the list.
|Woodenfrog - Kabetogama State Forest||Kabetogama Lake, MN more||3 miles|
|Ash River - Kabetogama State Forest||Orr, MN more||10 miles|
|Lofgren Memorial Park||Little Fork, MN more||25 miles|
|Echo Lake||Ely, MN more||31 miles|
|Big Falls City||Big Falls, MN more||39 miles|
|Lake Jeanette||Ely, MN more||40 miles|
|Button Box ? George Washington State Forest||Togo, MN more||43 miles|
|Wakemup Bay - Kabetogama State Forest||Cook, MN more||43 miles|
|Little American Falls||Craigville, MN more||45 miles|
|Thistledew ? George Washington State Forest||Togo, MN more||46 miles|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Voyageurs National Park:
|Giants Ridge||Aurora, MN||1,972 ft||32%||68 mi|
|Mount Fairweather Ski Hill||Atikokan, ON||675 ft||30%||70 mi|
|Northern Lights Ski Club||Grand Rapids, MN||1,400 ft||2%||74 mi|
|Buena Vista||Bemidji, MN||1,510 ft||34%||99 mi|
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Voyageurs National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Voyageurs National Park.
|Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International Airport||YWG||Winnipeg, MB||215 mi|
|Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport||MSP||Minneapolis, MN||246 mi|
|Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport||MKE||Milwaukee, WI||453 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Voyageurs National Park.
|Falls International Airport||INL||International Falls, MN||19 mi|
|Fort Frances Municipal Airport||YAG||Fort Frances, ON||24 mi|
|Range Regional Airport||HIB||Hibbing, MN||74 mi|
|Dryden Regional Airport||YHD||Dryden, ON||97 mi|
|Kenora Airport||YQK||Kenora, ON||111 mi|
|Duluth International Airport||DLH||Duluth, MN||117 mi|
|Sioux Lookout Airport||YXL||Sioux Lookout, ON||126 mi|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.