National Park

Voyageurs Dog Policy

Voyageurs National Park is Somewhat Dog Friendly

Dogs Limited
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash & Exceptions []

This park protecting four lakes near the Canada–US border is a site for canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. The park also preserves a history populated by Ojibwe Native Americans, French fur traders called voyageurs, and gold miners. Formed by glaciers, the region features tall bluffs, rock gardens, islands, bays, and several historic buildings.[1]

Voyageurs National Park is a somewhat dog friendly national park where dog activities are pretty limited. Dogs are only allowed on one short trail, but they are allowed at front-country campgrounds, and parking lots as long as they're on a 6' leash.


Pet Policy Details
341 mi2
Annual Visitors

Trail Policy

Dogs are only allowed on the recreation trail along county road 96 from Highway 11 to the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. The trail is 1.7 miles long. Dogs are not allowed on other trails.

Campground Policy

Dogs are only allowed at front-country campgrounds while on a leash no longer than 6'. Dogs are not allowed at back-country campgrounds.

Location & Map

International Falls, Kabetogama, Ash River, and Crane Lake

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[1] Overview text from the Wikipedia article List of national parks of the United States, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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