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The Ranger on duty was very helpful. She listened to what I was looking for and gave a... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Jenison, Michigan
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Great service

We stopped at the Visitor Center as we do at every National Park, to get our passport stamped and... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Pam P
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Highway 53, Meadwood Lodge, Voyageurs National Park, MN
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The Ranger on duty was very helpful. She listened to what I was looking for and gave a recommendation for a campsite that was fabulous. I was able to use the computer there at the welcome center to make my reservation and print it off....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarkK783
Reviewed 10 September 2018

After hiking the Blind Ash Bay Trail, we stopped in at the lovely Ash River Visitor Center. The Ranger was friendly and the visitor center is located just above Kabetogama Lake with access to a picnic table with great views of the lake. We decided...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We stopped at the Visitor Center as we do at every National Park, to get our passport stamped and to pick up the Junior Ranger booklets. They had the stamp in an easy to find location, and the Ranger was helpful with trail conditions and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pam P
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We were rushed for time before they closed. The staff were very accommodating. We had a very memorable lunch at the point just below the visitor's center. Peaceful, great view and we enjoyed hearing the lapping of the water while we enjoyed our late lunch.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DrLFoodie
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Unless you sign up for one of the boat rides, there is very little to do. This is a water based national park on the border with Canada. We visited all three visitor centers (Ash River, Kabetogama, and Rainy Lake) and aside from a couple...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AJS_the_traveler
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The Ash River Visitor Center has Ranger programs. Check the website for scheduling. We showed up for the 2 pm the day of the program. It was a nice hike on the Summit Trail? The ranger was very helpful and explained many things about the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank S8674RWsusanm
Reviewed 16 July 2018

There's a video on the basics of the park, which was informative. The park rangers were able to give us good recommendations of where to hike nearby.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emily S
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We did not know that the visitors center was closed today. We explored down by the water. What a beautiful setting! Breathtaking! We drive around the park and noticed quite a few deer roaming near the road. Numerous beaver lodges were found on the property....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 20 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank stevevw31
Reviewed 24 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank pshurd
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