The lakes around Camp Voyageur convey the power of nature. Volcanos created a rock foundation, then glaciers pushed south carving the lakes, rivers and towering cliffs. From our dock, the vast Canadian Shield stretches east to Lake Superior and clear north to Hudson Bay.
What would you like to plan this summer?
Complete outfitting starts at $75 per-day/person with aluminum canoes. Partial outfitting is available as well.
Typically outfitting groups arrive the day before their entry date, spend the night at Voyageur and head out the next day. Plan to start your trip after a good nights rest and a hearty breakfast. After your trip, a hot sauna and warm dinner await you to top off your north woods experience!
Quetico permits are mailed to your residence and also require an RABC (Remote Area Border Crossing) Permit.
Because Camp Voyageur is a National Forest Service Cooperator you can pick up your Boundary Waters permit right here at camp.
Throughout the years parents have often lamented, “Ah — if only I could go on a trip like my son…” Well, this season you can. The ball’s in your court. Let us know what you’re thinking.
Fish and paddle to Camp Voyageur’s favorite fishing holes. Explore the Kawishiwi River, paddling around the “Little Triangle.” This is a beginner trip.
Paddle to the turbulent Upper & Lower Basswood Falls. This is a moderately difficult canoe trip.
Camp discovered our most popular destination only 25 years ago. Isle Royale is the largest island in Lake Superior. A two-hour ferry ride from Grand Portage, this 30-mile hike is a moderately difficult trip. You should be able to carry a 45-pound back pack hiking up to 8 miles a day. The ferry rides are included in trip cost.
Join us on guided trips throughout the summer. Excursions range from short wilderness jaunts to moderately difficult trips.
Camp Voyageur will provide tripping guides for an additional charge to lead your group through the wilderness. Our seasoned staff can:
They’re also great company!
An all around family man, a trip with Mr. Meves will leave you wondering if you should quit your job and join him in the Northwoods!
Kyle rushes to the sound of water. This trail savvy veteran will lead your group on a sightseeing trip sure to dazzle even the most seasoned paddlers.
If you want to catch fish and stumble upon a few artifacts along the way, “Minnesota Jones” is the guide for you!
Stay in our cabins, enjoying three home cooked meals a day, sunning on the dock, and a variety of water activities.
Canoe, sail, tube, kayak, play sports, fish, read, sun, or just relax in the wood-burning sauna and take a dip. Revel in the woodsy, rustic environment that Camp Voyageur is known for! Sleep in an open-air cabin with a view of the lake.
Our facilities are available for individuals, families and group retreats May through early September. Bring your own towels and bedding (we suggest a sleeping bag). Camp Voyageur provides three delicious home cooked meals per day: breakfast at 8:00 am, lunch at 12:30 pm, and dinner at 5:30 pm. Bagged lunches are available upon request for day-trips and excursions.
Cost is $75 per person per day.
High school and college athletic teams, scouts, churches and other groups come to Camp Voyageur for several days every summer. Our setting on the edge of the wilderness is ideal for relaxation, recreation or staging a canoe trip. For the last two decades Camp Voyageur has hosted the University of Minnesota women’s cross country team for their preseason training. We will tailor the menu and activities for your group. Please contact us to make a reservation.
As part of the National Wilderness Preservation System, Camp Voyageur is an equal opportunity National Forest Service BWCAW cooperator that issues Boundary Waters permits and promotes the Leave No Trace Wilderness Ethics.
Are you new to canoe-camping or just want to hone a few of your tripping skills? Check out these blog posts: