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Rainy Lake

Voyageurs National Park, Voyageurs National Park, MN
+1 216-875-2111
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You don't need a boat to enjoy the park

There are several hiking trails at both the Rainy River and Ash River visitor centers that can make... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Great trip again on Rainy Lake Houseboats!

The most beautiful area in Minnesota! Being in the houseboat on the water for the weekend is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
minneapolis, minnesota
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One of the many lakes in this watery park.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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Voyageurs National Park, Voyageurs National Park, MN
+1 216-875-2111
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are several hiking trails at both the Rainy River and Ash River visitor centers that can make a visit to the park enjoyable. Be sure to dress in light layers in case the mosquitoes decide to come out.

Thank stevevw31
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The most beautiful area in Minnesota! Being in the houseboat on the water for the weekend is amazing. Decent fishing, fun exploring, good family time.

Thank danoza
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Sun, rain, clouds, heavy gusts, storms all in a day. Lots of easy day hikes. The houseboat sites can be hard to spot at times so bring binoculars. Water can be calm or very choppy. Lots of mosquitoes even in cooler September.

Thank nbuzz
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience. The quiet. The peace. We rented the "honeymooner" for 4 nights. The stars. The togetherness. Wonderful journey. Such friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Gerri D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

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 23 July 2017

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 2 July 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 20 June 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 17 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

2  Thank wolverville .
Reviewed 24 August 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
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