Grand Portage National Monument is located in Grand Portage in Minnesota’s Cook County. The park was originally established as of January 27, 1966 and is known for playing a huge role in the fur trade between a partnership with Grand Portage Ojibwe and the North West Company. Grand Portage National Monument National Park is on the northern shores of Lake Superior close to the border between Canada and the United States. Grand Portage National Monument features historical gardens, a look into their history through photos and archaeological research. Some of the main things to do in the park include visiting the heritage center, see the historic depot, become a Grand Portage junior ranger, picnic, hike, and visit some stunning waterfalls. The Grand Portage National Monument’s Heritage Center and Park Headquarters are open all year round however hours for other activities and section of the park may vary depending on the season.