Snake River Fur Post
12551 Voyageur Lane
Pine City, MN 55063


Road construction is causing traffic delays. We recommend visiting before 1 pm, especially on Fridays and Sundays.

The northbound exit ramp of exit 169 for County Road 7 is temporarily closed and should reopen after June 28. Hwy 7 ramp traffic is being detoured onto the northbound I-35 ramps at Hwy 70 and Hwy 11.


May 25-Sept 3, 2018:
Thu 10 am-5 pm
Fri 10 am-5 pm
Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
Mon 10 am-5 pm
Tue Closed
Wed Closed

Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, 10 am-5 pm

September 2018:
Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
Mon-Fri Closed

Call 320-629-6356 for school field trips and group tours.


  • $10 adults
  • $8 seniors and college students
  • $6 children 5-17
  • Free for children age 4 and under and MNHS members



2018 Jun 19

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Historical Resources


Discover the inside story of the fur trade in the early 1800s. In these essays and articles, learn about the rivalry between trading companies. Meet the people involved in the fur trade, including gentlemen and voyageurs. Explore the history of the wintering post on the Snake River and the journal left behind.

Books & Resources


The Minnesota Historical Society has a number of resources and artifacts related to the fur trade in MInnesota.


Articles about the fur trade in Minnesota from MNopedia, the online Minnesota encyclopedia:

Minnesota History

All articles are from the Minnesota History magazine published by the Minnesota Historical Society. All are in PDF.

Fur Trade History

Ojibwe History

Minnesota Historical Society Press

Additional Resources

Check out these additional resources about the fur trade at our online store:

Living History Links