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Get Closer to the Wilderness and Camp


Voyageurs National Park allows tent camping on islands throughout the park and there are houseboat mooring sites as well. You are best off to contact the National Park Service regarding camping within the park, the Rainy Lake Visitor Center phone number is (218) 286-5258.

Outside of the Park, you will find campsites available on Rainy Lake at Birch Point Camp, (218) 286-3541 and at International Falls City Beach Park, (218) 283 9484 for the Administration offices. In International Falls, Arnold’s Campground and RV Park is conveniently located close to Rainy Lake and Rainy River boat launches, beaches and parks, (218) 285-9100. Camp Idlewood offers space for one RV at their lakeside location, (218) 286-5551 and Riverside Court in International Falls overlooks Rainy River and is close to the Ron Hall Access below the Dam, (218) 283-2839.

Camping and Houseboating

There are beautiful camping and houseboat sites throughout the Park. All offer spectacular scenery and are often close to excellent fishing spots, hiking trails or points of interest. Permits are required and are available at Park boat launch ramps and Visitor Centers.

Reserve a Spot.

There is a system to reserve selected campsites in the Park and thereby assure you will have a site. Reservations require a fee and are explained fully at the National Park Service website. Non-reservable campsites and houseboat sites are first-come, first-served.


Other Nearby Camping Opportunities

The Cities of Littlefork and Big Falls have City campgrounds located on the Little Fork and Big Fork Rivers respectively. There are half a dozen Koochiching County Campgrounds that allow camping. Some County Campgrounds are located near canoe streams, or hunter/hiker trails or both. Franz Jevne State Park near the Long Sault Rapids on the Rainy River is located near great fishing and hiking areas.

Franz Jevne State Park

If you are interested in learning more about camping in the Rainy Lake area, contact our offices at or call (800) 325-5766 during regular business hours.




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International Falls, Rainy Lake and Ranier Convention and Visitors Bureau

301 2nd Avenue
International Falls, MN 56649

(218) 283 9400
(800) 325 5766