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Grand Portage National Monument

. Description:  Located at the  "Grand Portage" which linked Lake Superior with western lakes and rivers, the monument contains a reconstructed palisade with great hall and kitchen complex and a canoe warehouse.  The site also contains an Ojibwe Village, Voyageur Encampment, and the ruins of Fort Charlotte.
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How to find: 
Address:
PO Box 426
211 Mile Creek Road
Grand Marais, MN 55604

Park HQ:
PO Box 668
315 S Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604

Parent Organization:
National Park Service
Contacts
Phone 218 475-2202
218 387-2788
URL
National Park Service     www.nps.gov/grpo/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Memorial weekend - Columbus Day 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
Season  Grand Portage, Mount Rose Trail, other trails open year round dawn to dusk
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
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Adult

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Groups

As of JUL 2007 15 & under free    $3    
Special Fees: Family admission $6
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  During the summer, rangers lead tours focusing on different aspects of life in a trading post.  Videos are available in the great hall, trade goods are displayed for hands-on examination, trails lead to ruins of Fort Charlotte.
Big Events: Rendezvous Days and Pow Wow celebration (2nd full weekend Aug); Winter Frolic (Jan) Suggested Stay:
Period late 18th-early 19th Type of Site Trading Post
Buildings: Stockade, Great Hall, Ojibwe Village, canoe warehouse
Interpreters: Craftspeople:
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On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  yes
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Snacks
Restaurant
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name Bookstore    
Sleeping Description

Capacity/ Availability

Reservations/ Contact

Camping/RV Primitive Camping/RV   permits available on site
Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  Yes    
Athletic Facilities      
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Nearby Attractions:
towns:  30mi Lutsen,  Hovland, Grand Portage, Toffe, Schroeder

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Nearby Places to Stay:

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Contact
Camping/RV

Bed & Breakfast

Bally's B&B 121 East 3rd Street
Grand Marais MN 55604
218 387-1817
Dreamcaster B&B 2614 County Road 7
Grand Marais MN 55604
218 387-2876
Mac Arthur House B&B 520 West 2nd Street
Grand Marais MN 55604
218 387-1840
Old Shore Beach 1434 Old Shore Road
Grand Marais MN 55604
218 387-9707
Snuggle Inn II 8 7th Avenue W
Grand Marais MN 55604
218 387-2847
Superior Overlook B&B 1620 East Highway 61
Grand Marais MN 55604
218 387-1571
Pincushion B&B 968 Gunflint Trail Grand Marais MN 55604 218 387-1276
Hotel/Motel Reserve rooms in Grand Marais at Expedia Click Here For Bookings in Grand Marais
Best Western Superior Inn And Suites
Aspen Lodge 310 Highway 61 E
Grand Marais MN 55604
218-387-2500
East Bay Hotel & Dining Room 1 Wisconsin Street
Grand Marais MN 55604
218-387-2800
Grand Marais Hotel Co 20 South Broadway Avenue
Grand Marais MN 55604
218-387-2633
Gunflint Motel 101 West 5th Street
Grand Marais MN 55604
218-387-1454
Harbor Inn Motel & Restaurant 207 Wisconsin Street
Grand Marais MN 55604
218-387-1191
Nelson's Traveler's Rest Motel 1300 West Highway 61
Grand Marais MN 55604
218-387-1464
Shoreline Motel 20 South Broadway Avenue
Grand Marais MN 55604
218-387-2633
Super 8 Motel - Grand Marais 1711 Highway 61 W
Grand Marais MN 55604
 
Wedgewood Motel 1663 East Highway 61
Grand Marais MN 55604
218-387-2944
Naniboujou 20 Naniboujou Trail
Grand Marais MN 55604
218-387-2688
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