|ELLSWORTH ROCK GARDEN
Voyageurs National Park
accessible by boat only
Wander through aspen forests, rocky pine-covered
ridges and past beaver ponds. A trail guide provides
a new view on plant life on this 2.3 mile access
from Northern Lights Road in the Kabetogama Community.
Contact the visitor center for more info.
SHUTE BEAR SANCTUARY
Orr, MN 55771
(800) 357-9255 for more info
open summer only, 5p - dusk, Tuesday-Sunday, closed
|BOGWALK at the
Voyageurs National Park and Orr area InformationCenter
The center offers the chance to walk through a
bog without getting your feet wet!
Access from HWY 53 in Orr, MN
|HISTORIC KETTLE FALLS AND
Visit the Kettle Falls Historic District where
you can look south into Canada from the internatonal
border, visit the dam, the 1912 dam-tenders cabin,
the site of a blind pig, and the 1912 Kettle Falls
Open May through September. Boat tours offered
from the visitor centers.
|GRAND MOUND HISTORY CENTER
A place of mystery and beauty, Grand Mound has
a visitor center with exhibits, audio/visual programs,
and hands on activities for the visitor. Over
two miles of nature trails and a picnic area.
The building, trails, and picnic area are all
handicap accessible. Owned and operated by the
Minnesota Historical Society, the site is located
17 miles west of Int'l Falls on Hwy 11.
Open May through Labor Day. Admission is free.
For additional information or reservations for
a special group Call (218) 285-3332.
Things to do
KOOCHICHING COUNTY & BRONCO NAGURSKI
BOISE CASCADE PAPER MILL TOURS
State of the art facility will preserve and
educate all visitors about the history of Koochiching
County with well-researched and exciting exhibits.
Over 10,000 items are exhibited in the museum
and cover other topics including Native American
artifacts, geology, homesteading era, early
settlement, farm equipment, antique cars, toys
and dolls, and much, much more!
The Bronko Nagurski Museum is a lasting tribute
to an outstanding man, athlete, and citizen.
It is the first modern museum in America dedicated
to an individual football player.
For more information call (218) 283-4316. Both
museums open May through September.
The art and craft of papermaking is as old as
recorded history. In International Falls, the
growth of the papermaking industry and the growth
of the city have gone hand in hand.
(218) 285-5011 Tours offered June through August.
INTERNATIONAL BORDER & BRIDGE
30 miles north of Ash River Trail on Hwy 53. You
can visit Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada.