How To Reserve a Campsite In Voyageurs National Park

Updated: April 2020

Campsite reservations at Voyageurs National Park, or to check on campsite availability, are handled through the U.S. Government website The 5 Step process below will help guide you through the reservation website and with pictures to assist at each step through the booking process.

How to reserve a frontcountry or backcountry camping site & canoe in Voyageurs National Park – in 5 Steps

Estimated Time: 10 Minutes

  1. Navigate to
  2. Search for "Voyageurs National Park Camping Permits"
  3. Build your itinerary
  4. Book the campsite
  5. Proceed to payment

Voyageurs National Park campsite reservation instructions for with pictures and helpful links

  1. Step 1: Navigate to
  2. Step 2: Search for "Voyageurs National Park Camping Permits"
    • TIP - Bookmark the link for quick access to the reservation system.
    • In the main site search - type in "Voyageurs National Park Camping Permits"
    • Camping Permit Search screenshot
    • Select the "Voyageurs National Park Camping Permits" listing in the dropdown result or select "View Detail" from the search results page.
    • listing results screenshot
  3. Step 3: Build your itinerary
    • Before building your itinerary, view the park ALERTS for important official notifications, part conditions and or advisory material.
    • Click the "Build Itinerary" button.
    • Build Itinerary Screenshot
    • Enter your group size in the appropriate input field and optionally narrow your campsites using the available filters or search feature.
    • Group Size Screenshot
    • Enter your trip dates.
    • reservation date selection screenshot
    • Select the checkin and checkout dates for any available campsite.
    • Campsite Availability Screenshot
    • TIP - Click the campsite name for an image of the campsite location.
  4. Step 4: Book the campsite
    • Click the "Book Now" button.
    • Booking Button
    • Sign-in to your account or register for a new account.
    • account login screenshot
    • OPTIONAL: For available backcountry campsites - choose to reserve a canoe or row-boat with your site for an additional $ per day fee.
    • Canoe Rental Screenshot
    • Click "Reserve" button.
    • canoe reserve screenshot
    • TIP - The campsite will be reserved for ~15 minutes while you confirm payment of the reservation.
    • booking reservation timer
  5. Step 5: Proceed to payment
    • Click "Proceed to Payment" button.
    • shopping cart screenshot
    • Enter your payment details.
    • Review and confirm reservation details.
    • Review & Confirm Screenshot
    • Click "Confirm" to confirm the payment. A confirmation email will be sent to your account email address.
    • order confirmation screenshot

DISCLAIMER: Explore.Voyageurs is a private funded website and not in anyway affiliated, funded, endorsed or assisted by the Federal, State, or any Local Governments. While we strive to ensure the accuracy of the information on our site - we do sometimes learn of outdated campsites, details, images or other general information from time-to-time. The information on our site should be confirmed with the National Park website and.or the reservation website.

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