November 20, 2013
Volunteer Opportunities at Voyageurs National Park
Every year, volunteers at Voyageurs National Park donate nearly 10,000 hours. The park greatly benefits from its dedicated supporters. The park is seeking area residents to assist with the following opportunities:
November 19, 2013
Voyageurs National Parks Rainy Lake Visitor Center Closed Thanksgiving Day
Voyageurs National Park’s Rainy Lake Visitor Center will be closed on Thursday, November 28, 2013 for Thanksgiving Day. The visitor center will be open Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
September 11, 2013
Voyageurs National Park Approved to Start Campsite Reservations and Fees in 2014
Starting in 2014, the park will place the Boats on Interior Lakes program, the two existing accessible sites, and the 17 Interior sites on the reservation/fee system. In addition, a combination of 30 large and small campsites located on the 4-main lakes will be placed on the reservation/fee system in 2014.
September 05, 2013
You Are Invited; Heart of the Continent Partnership Quarterly Meeting
September 5, 2013 – The Heart of the Continent Partnership (HOCP) will be holding its quarterly meeting in the Grand Marais/Gunflint area Thursday, October 3 and Friday, October 4, 2013 at YMCA Camp Menogyn.
August 23, 2013
2013 bald eagle nesting areas reopened in voyageurs national park
Three of the park’s 238 developed visitor use camping and houseboat sites and one undeveloped area that were affected by temporary closures in May to protect bald eagle nesting pairs are now reopened for public use.
August 01, 2013
A Bike Ride to Honor the Fallen
In the spring of 2013, Voyageurs National Park’s Ranger/Pilot, Steve Mazur, teamed up with Law Enforcement United, Inc. members on a fundraising bike ride “A Road to Hope” to honor his friend - Park Ranger Margaret Anderson who died in the line of duty on January 1, 2012 in Mount Rainier National Park.
February 19, 2013
Voyageurs National Park Announces the Tenth Annual Kids Art Contest
Voyageurs National Park is proud to announce the 10th Annual Kids Art Contest in honor of National Park Week. Children from pre-school through sixth grade are invited to enter the contest by creating a new painting or drawing that illustrates the theme:
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February 08, 2013
Voyageurs National Park to Collar Moose and Wolves February 8 2013
Voyageurs National Park plans to capture up to 6 adult moose to attach state-of-art Global Positioning System (GPS) collars in February 2013 as part of a continuing project to investigate the potential effects of climate change and other factors on the long-term viability of moose in the park.
December 28, 2012
Voyageurs National Park to Continue Discussions of Reservations and Fees in Crane Lake and Duluth
Park officials will return to visiting with and discussing a proposed campsite reservation and amenity fee program with the public on January 7 and January 10, 2013.
May 16, 2012
Thanking America’s Armed Forces
Active Duty U.S. Military Offered Free Entrance to All National Parks