Voyageurs National Park (VNP) is a water based
park with its southern boundary the north shore of Crane Lake.
The four largest lakes (Sand Point, Namakan,
Kabetogama, and Rainy Lake) were carved out by the glaciers and are
all interconnected with boat access from Crane Lake. The hundreds of
miles of shoreline trace out a vacationers paradise. Within the
wilderness area there are numerous places to fish, explore, hike,
and enjoy the natural north woods setting. The lakes are home to
walleye, northern pike, crappie as well as small and largemouth
bass. By exploring the bays and the islands offer a firsthand view
of nature's back yard. From beavers working to eagles soaring and
deer feeding along the shoreline affords one the opportunity to
experience the sights and sounds that the original voyageurs
encountered as they travelled the waterways.
With average temperatures in the 60-80 degree range make
swimming by day and watching the stars and northern lights at