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 »
2012 Night Light Snowshoe Hike
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, 218-283-6670
Come celebrate Icebox Days on the Oberholtzer Trail in Voyageurs National Park. Snowshoe an easy one mile trail by headlamp. Afterwards, enjoy a warm fire with friends. Snowshoes are provided; bring a headlamp. Fun for the entire family! Meet inside the Rainy Lake Visitor Center on Friday, January 20, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. The program runs until 7:30 p.m. No early birds please.
This program is sponsored by Voyageurs National Park Association. No fee or registration is required to attend. Recommended for ages 7 and up.
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Did You Know?
Remnants of mining activity, like the one you see here, can still be seen on Little American Island.