Learn About the Park

Youth with ranger looking over the side of the boat at the water
What does the water quality today, mean to our future generations?


Keep up to date on park happenings with current news. If you have a question, contact Public Affairs.

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Photos & Multimedia

Explore photo galleries of eagles, wolves, and northern lights. Audio podcasts of Kettle Falls, Ellsworth Rock Gardens, and more, bring these historic sites to life.

I.W. Stevens sitting by his boat.
I.W. Stevens spent 50 years living on his island, picking berries, skiing to town, running a resort, baking cakes, and writing in his journal.

History & Culture

The fur traders began journeying the interconnected waterways of Voyageurs National Park over 250 years ago. Now it's your turn to journey through the people, places, and stories that shaped the park as we know it today.

Nature & Science

Voyageurs is a mosaic of land and water. It's a place of transition, between land and aquatic ecosystems, between southern boreal and northern hardwood forests, and between wild and developed areas.

Roasting a hot dog over a campfire
Almost done...


Plan a field trip today. Or see what items we check out free of charge to classes or individuals. Can't make it to the park? We'll try to visit your school. Voyageurs provides an outstanding outdoor classroom.

Kids & Youth

Hmm. What to do today? Swim. Fish. Paddle. Play.
Or maybe join a North Canoe paddle.

How's that hot dog coming?



Why did the park not extinguish a fire in the backcountry? How is your park able to charge fees? These are just a few of the common questions the park receives every year. The management section of our website can help you understand how and why the park makes specific decisions.


Jefferson National Parks Association (JNPA) partners with Voyageurs National Park to operate the three bookstores within the park for benefit of the public and the park.

A two-story building, white siding, red roof and awnings, with large screened in porch along the front.  Surrounded by trees with a road leading up to the front and center of the building.
Generation after generation continue to make history at Kettle Falls.

Last updated: October 11, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Voyageurs National Park Headquarters
360 Hwy 11 East

International Falls, MN 56649



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