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Voyageurs National Park Travel Guide: 42 reviews and 118 photos
The most important element in Voyageurs National Park is water. The park exists because of it. The early settlers (both the Indian Tribes and the white settlers that followed) used the waters for transportation and food. They used the numerous islands for hunting, for shelter, and in many cases for illegal activities. Much of the park is still a wilderness area that looks much like it did when these settlers first arrived. Voyageurs has a grand total of over 218,000 acres of which about 84,000 is water. There are over 500 islands and a total of 655 miles of shoreline.
Although you really need a boat and time to explore the waterways and islands to fully enjoy this park, there are a variety of historical sites and museums to visit to learn about the areas history.
In addition to boating, fishing and other waterborne sports there are some nice hiking trails and abundant wildlife to enjoy.
- In a nutshell:An interesting area little changed through the centuries
As always, you should obey all warning signs. They are there to for your safety and to protect the park, its wildlife,... more travel advice
At the Kabetogama Lake area of the park, they have an NPS boat called "The Otter" that takes you on the ranger sponsored... more travel advice
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