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Voyageurs National Park Announces Holiday Hours for 2011

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Date: December 13, 2011
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, 218-283-6670

The holiday hours for Voyageurs National Park's Rainy Lake Visitor Center will be as follows:

  • Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24, 2011 - closed
  • Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25, 2011 - closed
  • Wednesday-Saturday, December 28-31, 2011 - open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • New Year's Day, Sunday, January 1, 2012 - closed

Regular winter hours resume on Wednesday, January 4, 2012. The visitor center is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Visitors are invited to come to the visitor center to view winter exhibits, watch the park's film, and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. Keep in mind that the park has cross-country skis for rent (adult sizes) and loan (child sizes) and snowshoes for loan. Enjoy winter in your national park!

Call the visitor center for details at 218-286-5258.


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Did You Know?

close-up view of showy ladyslipper orchid, Minnesota's state flower

You can view yellow and showy ladyslipper orchids outside of the Kabetogama Visitor Center in Voyageurs National Park. Blooms typically occur in late spring or early summer. Call ahead for details.