High Water Alert
Due to excessive amounts of rain fall, lake levels within the park have been rising. Caution! This has placed all park docks and some launch ramps underwater making for hazardous conditions. Some reservable sites have been closed until further notice. More »
Park Suggested Reading
Thank you for your interest in Voyageurs National Park. To learn more about various aspects of the park, you may want to read some of the following books and links:
Education Internet Resources for Teachers
A national park servicewide listing of great links for educators: www.nps.gov/learn/
National Park System
The Complete Guide to America’s National Parks, National Park Foundation
Geology of National Parks, 4th Edition, Ann G. Harries and Esther Tuttle
National Park Service: The Story Behind the Scenery, Albright, Dickinson and Mott
Voyageurs National Park
Voyageurs National Park, Greg Breining
Kettle Falls: Crossroads of History, Shannon King
50 Years in the North Country, Excerpts from the diaries of I.W. Stevens
Gold Town to Ghost Town, David E. Perry
Other Suggested Reading
Where Two Worlds Meet: The Great Lakes Fur Trade, Carolyn Gilman
Rainy River Country, Grace Lee Nute
The Voyageur, Grace Lee Nute
The Good Path: Ojibwe Learning and Activity Book for Kids, Thomas Peacock and Marlene Wisuri
The Boundary Waters Ecosystem, Miron L. Heinselman
You should be able to find most of these books in your local library.
Did You Know?
New exhibits were installed at the Kabetogama Lake Visitor Center in May of 2007.