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July 19, 2017
Seeking September Volunteers for Wetland Restoration at Voyageurs National Park
Voyageurs National Park and its nonprofit partner Voyageurs National Park Association are hosting the annual Volunteer Rendezvous - a two-day weekend of volunteering and fun activities.

July 13, 2017
Voyageurs National Park Promotes Responsible Angling and Recreation
On July 1st, park rangers contacted a vessel of four fisherman on Namakan Lake who were found to be in possession of 24 walleye.

July 10, 2017
Congressionally Mandated Senior Pass Price Increase to Take Effect on August 28
In order to meet requirements set by legislation passed by Congress in December 2016, the price of the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase from $10 to $80.

June 29, 2017
Three Bald Eagle Nesting Areas Reopened in Voyageurs National Park
Three of the park’s 239 developed visitor use camping and houseboat sites that were affected by temporary closures in May to protect bald eagle nesting pairs are now reopened for public use.

June 28, 2017
Voyageurs National Park Announces Postponement of Resurfacing of the Rainy Lake Boat Launch Area
Voyageurs National Park would like to inform the public due to unforeseen circumstances the paving of the lower lot of the Rainy Lake Visitor Center has been postponed.

June 15, 2017
Voyageurs National Park Announces Resurfacing of Entrance Roads and Boat Launch Areas
Voyageurs National Park would like to inform the public about the resurfacing of the Rainy Lake and Ash River Visitor Centers’ entrance roads and boat launch parking lot at Rainy Lake.

May 09, 2017
Bald Eagle Nesting Areas Protected In Voyageurs National Park
Voyageurs National Park biologists conducted aerial surveys to determine the number and location of bald eagle nesting pairs present in the park.

May 05, 2017
Voyageurs National Park Announces Summer Hours of Operation
Voyageurs National Park announces summer hours of operation.

May 02, 2017
Environmental Review Complete for Control of Invasive Hybrid Cattails
Voyageurs National Park has completed the environmental review process for the control of invasive hybrid cattails on Rainy and Kabetogama Lakes.

April 21, 2017
Tourism to Voyageurs National Park creates 24,601,600 in Economic Benefits
Report shows visitor spending supports 310 jobs in local economy

January 17, 2017
Voyageurs National Park Association Recipient of the 2016 Midwest Region Champion Award
Voyageurs National Park Association (VNPA) is receiving the 2016 Midwest Region Champion Award for their steadfast dedication to working in partnership with the NPS at Voyageurs National Park.

October 28, 2016
Voyageurs National Park Reminds Visitors Reservations Are Required For All 2017 Overnight Stays Within The Park
Park staff would like to remind visitors that advanced reservations are required for all overnight stays within Voyageurs National Park.

October 24, 2016
Bob DeGross Named Next Superintendent of Voyageurs National Park
Robert (Bob) DeGross, a 25-year veteran of the National Park Service, has been selected as the next Superintendent of Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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