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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?


Voyageurs National Park is an amazing place to visit in winter, when the surface of the park's lakes will freeze up to two feet thick!