Safety

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Boating Safely in Voyageurs

A safe trip is a happy trip! Learn about some preventative measures you can take to ensure your trip is a good one.

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Understanding Lake Navigation

Voyageurs is a water-based park. Learning how to navigate the lake properly helps to have a great trip!

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Bears and Food Storage at Voyageurs

While you are visiting, remember that food is for you only and not the wildlife. Learn options for proper food storage.

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Weather - Know Before You Go!

Weather in the park changes rapidly at any time of the year. Here is some basic weather information to get you started.

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Winter Safety - Know Before You Go!

Be prepared and safe while enjoying winter in Voyageurs.

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Know the Laws and Policies Before You Go

The National Park Service is responsible for the promotion and regulation of use within the area of its jurisdiction, like Voyageurs.

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Thinking of Drinking the Water?

Always treat lake water before using it for drinking or cooking. Take a look at the MPCA website for more information.

Last updated: January 9, 2023

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Mailing Address:

Voyageurs National Park Headquarters
360 Hwy 11 East

International Falls , MN 56649

Phone:

(218)-283-6600

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