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Roseau, "Minnesota's North Star City", is a city of 3000 people in Northwestern Minnesota less than 10 miles from the Canadian border..


A gateway to nature, Roseau is home to snowmobile manufacturer Polaris Industries.

Roseau is 22 miles from Lake of the Woods, the northernmost point in the contiguous US48. The Northwest Angle, a peninsula on Lake of the Woods, is part of Minnesota but north of the 49° parallel — the only road access is through Manitoba.

Get in[edit]

Map of Roseau (Minnesota)

The most convenient way to get to Roseau is by car. The major highways that will bring you to Roseau are Highway 11 (East-West) and Highway 89 (North-South).

Get around[edit]

In Roseau, it's common to see people riding ATV's, golf carts and even snowmobiles in the winter around town (although this is not encouraged, for safety reasons). A bicycle trail around the edges of the city goes into a beautiful city park.

As there is no public transit, a car is typically the best mode of transportation.




  • An annual county fair, known throughout the state of Minnesota.



  • Earl's Drive In. Seasonal; in summertime, drive your car in for an nostalgic meal.




Go next[edit]

Routes through Roseau
Drayton ← Becomes ← Jct N S ← Jct N S  W  E  WarroadInternational Falls

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