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CBP Announces Opening of Seasonal Border Station at Grand Marais, Minnesota

Release Date: 
April 30, 2012

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MINN.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) wishes to inform the public that the Inspection Station at Grand Marais, Minnesota will open for the summer tourist season on May 26.

Effective May 26, 2012 the hours of operation for the Inspection Station at Grand Marais, Minnesota will be as follows:

Grand Marais Station 8:00 a.m. CST - 4:00 p.m. CST Seven Days A Week
(218) 387-1148 May 26, 2012 to September 8, 2012  

 

Grand Marais Harbor 8:00 a.m. CST - 4:00 p.m. CST Seven Days A Week
(218) 387-1148 May 26, 2012 to September 8, 2012  

The Grand Marais border station is located within the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Marais, Minnesota. This border station serves individuals arriving from Canada via small boat by the Gunflint Trail area. There are no roads into or out of Canada in this remote wilderness area. In addition, vessels arriving via Lake Superior at Grand Marias Harbor must call the Grand Marais Station to report arrival and arrange for inspection. The Grand Marais Station also services the Cook County Airport and a sea plane base located on Devils Track Lake. Applications for the I-68 permit can be made in person at the Grand Marais border station during normal business hours or at the Grand Portage Port of Entry. The I-68 permit allows boaters to enter the United States from Canada for recreational purposes and report their arrival to CBP from a telephone at the earliest opportunity.

The Grand Marais, Minnesota inspection station is a seasonal facility; open during the summer tourist season, May 26 to September 8.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017