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Ash River Visitor Center

Highway 53, Meadwood Lodge, Voyageurs National Park, MN
+1 218-374-3221
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Helpful staff

The visitor center has some nice displays and historical information. The staff was very helpful in... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Lovely Cozy Cabin with Informative Staff & Activities

Spending a week at Voyageurs NP & took the ranger led hike from the Ash River Visitor Center. The... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Everywhere USA
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Highway 53, Meadwood Lodge, Voyageurs National Park, MN
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The visitor center has some nice displays and historical information. The staff was very helpful in recommending activities. Even if you don't have a boat, you can enjoy the park.

Thank stevevw31
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Spending a week at Voyageurs NP & took the ranger led hike from the Ash River Visitor Center. The Volunteer Ranger was smart & personable & we greatly enjoyed her portion of the hike. Then continued on for a view over Blind Ash Bay. Lovely...More

Thank pshurd
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We always stop at the visitor center in a national park so that we can get info and tips from the rangers. This one is cozy and lovely...pull up a chair by the fire if you'd like! It's also a starting point for one of...More

1  Thank Jodi307
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Our family spent a day in Voyageurs last week and will return again when we have more time (and a boat). This visitor center was small but well made. Beautiful building, helpful staff, hands on activiites for kids. We took a number of the trails...More

2  Thank minnesotamomoftwo
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Good place to get information about Voyageurs National Park. Easy to get to. Very close to the Kabetogama Visitor Center. Nice walking trails.

2  Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

There are multiple entry points to the Park. If traveling North on Highway 53 take the time and drive in. The Finnish log visitor's center itself is worth seeing. The nearby short trails give immediate access to the wilderness.

1  Thank Al M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We swung by the Ash River Visitor Center on our way out to Kettle Falls from Lake Kabetagoma on a Wednesday. Unfortunately, it was not open. From what we saw, it was clean, had public boat access, and included some picnic tables. Overall, nothing to...More

2  Thank Brian K
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Voyageurs NP really is designed for boating, but a drive to the Visitor Center is a good way to learn about the park. The center itself is located in what used to be a resort lodge and that in itself is interesting to see. The...More

Thank Mary1675
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Nice, helpful, and cheerful park rangers there to help you with any questions you might ask. Interesting hands on exhibits for all.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I have visited numerous NP across the country - trying for all 50 plus, but this was one of my least favorite. Probably because this is certainly a boating NP where you need some type of watercraft to access most of the part and I...More

1  Thank RMabe_PA
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