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    Voyageurs

    National Park Minnesota

View the Partial Solar Eclipse at Voyageurs National Park

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Date: May 15, 2012
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, 218-283-6670

Using special filters to look directly at the sun, join a "Dark" Ranger at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center to view the partial solar eclipse.

Meet at the visitor center parking lot on Sunday, May 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This program is weather dependent. To find out if the program is being held, call the Rainy Lake Visitor Center at 218-286-5258 before 5:00 p.m.

This program is sponsored by Voyageurs National Park Association. No fee or registration is required to attend. Recommended ages 10 and up.


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Did You Know?

Park volunteer, Ida Mainville steers a canoe full of modern-day voyageurs.

You can see the park just as the voyageurs did over 200 years ago. Each summer the park offers guided trips aboard a 26-foot North Canoe.