Voyageurs retreat Community  Private Parks

  • South Basin Park: located in the Birchbark Settlement at the floor of the Plateau Hiking Trail.  It sits at the south end of Wynne Lake and features a canoe launch, canoe racks, picnic tables, and a scenic overlook.
  • Greenstone Creek Park: located in the Greenstone Settlement with a babbling creek running down from the Greenstone Nature Trail.  The park features a parking area, canoe racks, day dock for use by lake access owners. 
  • Red Pine Beach Park: located at the Ridgeline Settlement sign, this park has towering red pines and a paved trail to the waters edge.  The park has a parking area, sandy swimming beach, a day dock, swim raft, benches, and picnic tables. Closes at dusk.  
  • Sunset View Park: hidden park off of the Ridgeline Hiking trail.  Has beautiful views with bench seating.
  • Island View Park:  located at the north end of Sunset Settlement near the top of Wynne Lake and features views of Canary Island.  Here you will find a fishing pier day dock, canoe launch, and a picnic area.
  • Wildlife Viewing Park: located off of Voyageurs Trail with a private blind providing views of an active beaver lodge.
  • Star Gazer Camp: sits across from the Pineshore Settlement with hiking trail access to the paved Mesabi Trail.  Features tent sites, picnic tables, and fire ring.
  • North Basin Park: located between Gakiiwe and Northwoods Settlements. There you will find a short gravel bike trail to access the Mesabi trail and a short gravel hiking trail to a day dock, canoe racks, benches, picnic tables, and fire ring.  Parking lot is also present.
  • Northwoods Park: located near the north end of Sabin Lake features a day dock, benches, fire ring, and a parking lot all located within pine trees with views of the island studded lake.
  • 12th Pose Interpretive Park: Unique Park located at the North end of Voyageurs Retreat near the historic landmark "Height of Land Portage."  This is neat where the Continental Divide splits the watersheds of the Great Lakes and the Hudson Bay.
  • Portage Park: located within the Portage Settlement and possesses a beautiful view of Giants Ridge.  Amenities include a parking lot, benches, picnic tables, fire ring, and a trail to the Interpretive Park.