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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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A metal wheel from the mining activities on Little American Island.

Remnants of mining activity, like the one you see here, can still be seen on Little American Island.