Voyageurs is a water based park. Access to the Kabetogama peninsula, the islands and nearly all of the park's shoreline is by watercraft. Free public boat ramps and parking are available at the park's visitor centers and at the Kabetogama State Forest Campgrounds. Watercraft rental and water taxi service are available from private outfitters and resorts at each of the park's four gateway communities - Ash River, Crane Lake, International Falls and Lake Kabetogama.
The closest major airport is Minneapolis - Saint Paul. There is a smaller airport in International Falls, Minnesota.
From the North
1. The only entrance from the North would be by boat. The park is bordered by water and Canada on the North.
From the East
1. Take I-94 North to Highway 53 North to the park.
2. Take I-94 North to Highway 71 North to the park.
From the South
1. Take I-35 North to Stateroad 33 North to Highway 53 North to the park.
From the West
1. Take Highway 2 East to Highway 71 North to the park.
2. Take I-94 East to I-29 North to Highway 2 East to Highway 71 North to the park
Roads approach the park from four points along Highway 53 between Duluth and International Falls. County Road 23 from Orr leads to Crane Lake at the park's east end. The Ash River Trail (County Road 129) takes you to Ash River. Stateroad 122 leads to Kabetogama. Minnesota Highway 11 East from International Falls leads to Rainy Lake on the northwest end of the park.
For those coming to the area by plane, there are local airlines that serve Hibbing and International Falls, Minnesota; and Fort Frances in Ontario, Canada.
There is bus service between Duluth and International Falls. Transportation can be arranged from airports and bus depots to park access points and resorts outside the park.
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