Ethno-botanical Garden, Rainy Lake Visitor Center, Voyageurs National Park

This 1-acre garden was once home to a barren field of Reed Canary Grass. A highly invasive plant that spreads quickly and is not native to the area. After years of planning and planting the garden is in full-bloom of native plants. At the heart of the garden sits a replicated Ojibwe Indian village. The garden represents plants of long ago the Ojibwe traditionally used, use today, and reflects the native plant life of Voyageurs National Park. There is a 1/4 mile accessible trail through the garden.

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Latitude: 48.584284 Longitude: -93.162534 Elevation: 1132 ft

Recreational Opportunities

Walking, Junior Ranger Garden Explorer booklet, interpretive waysides, plant markers, resting on benches, and history relived through the reproduction of an Ojibwe Indian village.

Seasons Accessible

Year-round but best viewed in from mid- May through September.

Fees

None

Accessibility Notes

1/4-mile accessible trail.

Pet Friendly Notes

All pets must be leashed and attended to at all times while in the garden.

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