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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 »
View the Partial Solar Eclipse at Voyageurs National Park
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?
Voyageurs National Park experienced a large, lightning-ignited fire on the Kabetogama Peninsula in 2004. This young eagle survived the fire and returned to its former nesting tree in time for park researchers to take this photo!