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 »
Volunteer Opportunities at Voyageurs National Park
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, 218-283-6670
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: Every year, volunteers at Voyageurs National Park donate nearly 10,000 hours. The park greatly benefits from its dedicated supporters. Volunteers operate visitor centers, tend the ethno-botanical garden, and help with many other projects. The park is seeking area residents to assist with the following opportunities:
Summer 2014 Needs:
Training will be provided for all opportunities. Positions with public contact are required to wear a uniform. Hours are flexible, generally a few hours a week. Some positions require a background check for government clearance. More detailed information can be found on the park’s website: http://www.nps.gov/voya/supportyourpark/
Interested people are encouraged to contact Chris Amidon, the park’s volunteer program coordinator at: (218) 283-6636.
About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.
Did You Know?
Your choice in fishing tackle can have an effect on park wildlife. It takes only one lead sinker to kill a loon. Non-lead alternatives are available in local stores and at Voyageurs National Park visitor centers.