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North West Company Fur Post
12551 Voyageur Lane
Pine City, MN 55063

Hours

Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Mon 10 am-5 pm
Thu-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
 
Open Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day, 10 am-5 pm
 
May and September:
Sat 10 am-5 pm
 
Group tours available, September through May.

 

Admission

  • $9 adults
  • $7 seniors and college students
  • $6 children 6-17
  • Free for children age 5 and under and MNHS members.

Contact

320-629-6356

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Trails

Hiking Trails

164 Expand your exploration of the fur trade story on our 1.5 miles of nature trails with interpretive markers. Trails are open year round for hiking, skiing and snowshoeing. Download a printable version of the trail map.

  • Fur Post Trail
    Interpretive signs and a short route create a good opportunity for visitors to spend a few minutes visiting the natural environment associated with the post. (480 feet)
     
  • Snake River Trail
    Views of the river are the primary attraction on this stretch of trail. (880 feet)
     
  • Wetlands Trail
    This trail visits a variety of natural environments including woodlands, wetlands and prairie. (.5 miles)

Geocache

A geocache is hidden near the site. Come find it, then visit the site!
 

Accessibility

The crushed limestone trails are graded to meet ADA standards. In extremely wet seasons, the trails can be soft and present some difficulty for wheelchair users.

Facilities

Picnic tables are available along the trails. Restrooms are available in the visitor center during regular site hours.

Canoe Routes

Early traders followed the rivers inland from Lake Superior. John Sayer and his crew canoed up the Brule river, down the St. Croix and up the Snake River to get to this site. Bring your canoe and experience the life of a voyageur and travel along a quite section of the Snake River. Boat landings are located two miles up or down river of the site. DNR Canoeing information and maps.

Canoes are not available at the site.