Voyageurs Night Skies

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Each time you look up after dark in Voyageurs, something new awaits. Here, a striking full moon appears from behind a curtain of clouds.

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Night Skies in Voyageurs

The night sky is filled with wonder. From the Moon to Mars, the Milky Way to meteors, a whole new world is waiting for you to step outside and look up. With its exceptional dark skies, Voyageurs offers many ways to embrace the night.

 

Discover the Night in Voyageurs

  • A figure stands at the end of a dock and stares up at a shimmering curtain of green and red lights.

    Discover the Northern Lights

    Learn about the sporadic, mesmerizing Aurora Borealis (also known as Northern Lights) that sometimes shine over Voyageurs' skies.

  • Streaks of light shoot across a dark night sky, surrounded by stars.

    Shooting Stars: Meteors and Meteoroids

    Meteors ("shooting stars") are small debris fragments burning up in Earth's atmosphere. Meteor showers often give spectacular displays.

  • A bright line of stars stretches across a dark horizon lined by shadowy silhouettes of trees

    Stargazing

    Learn techniques for stargazing, prime spots to view the night sky in the park, when to view the International Space Station, and more.

  • An illustration depicts two figures standing beside a large canoe under a starry sky.

    Attend a Night Sky Ranger Program

    Voyageurs expects to host multiple night programs throughout the year; check our programs page to learn how you can attend one.

  • A circular image shows a streak of bright blue stars against a purple/blue background.

    Learn Voyageurs' Dark Sky Story

    Voyageurs is working to become an International Dark Sky Park. Learn about the process, and find out how you can explore the night.

Last updated: May 9, 2022

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International Falls , MN 56649

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