Voyageurs National Park News
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Voyageurs National Park Overnight Camping Reservations and Houseboat Permits for the 2024 Summer Season Open on November 15
November 8, 2023 | 8:29 am
Park staff would like to remind visitors that overnight tent camping reservations and houseboat permits for the 2024 summer season will become available on November 15, 2023, at 9 am CST.
National Park Service Posts Comment Report From Frozen Lake Preliminary Proposal Civic Engagement
October 30, 2023 | 7:40 am
The National Park Service (NPS) has posted the public comment summary report related to the civic engagement process for Voyageurs National Park’s frozen lake surface access and use preliminary proposal that was held in spring 2023.
2023 Buoy Removal and No Hunting Reminders in Voyageurs National Park
October 10, 2023 | 10:48 am
Voyageurs National Park staff will begin removing hazard markers and secondary aids to navigation within the park this week, starting on Namakan Lake.
VOYAGEURS NATIONAL PARK TO CONDUCT PRESCRIBED BURNS AT IW STEVENS SITE ON NAMAKAN LAKE
September 26, 2023 | 9:19 am
Voyageurs National Park plans to conduct prescribed burns of previously thinned materials potentially beginning the week of 9/25, and subsequent weeks through October as conditions allow.
Voyageurs National Park Announces Fall Visitor Center Hours of Operation 2023
September 18, 2023 | 1:44 pm
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: Voyageurs National Park staff announce fall hours of operation.
Voyageurs National Park Announces Boat Launch Ramp Replacement at the Kabetogama Lake Visitor Center
August 30, 2023 | 2:29 pm
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: The National Park Service will be replacing the boat launch located at the Kabetogama Lake Visitor Center. The contractor will start staging materials and equipment at the site on September 5, and the launch will be closed starting September 18.
Voyageurs National Park’s Annual Star Party to be Held August 10–12
July 27, 2023 | 10:06 pm
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: The National Park Service and Voyageurs Conservancy are celebrating the natural wonder and cultural heritage of Voyageurs National Park's night skies with the third annual summer Star Party August 10-12. This celebration at Voyageurs will support the continued protection and enjoyment of the park’s incredible night skies. Join us for special speakers, telescope viewing sessions, guided constellation tours, ranger programs, canoeing under the stars, and more.
Bald Eagle Nesting Areas Reopened in Voyageurs National Park
July 11, 2023 | 9:53 am
Voyageurs National Park is reopening the breeding areas around three (3) of the park’s bald eagle nests to campers and other human activities.
Voyageurs National Park Announces Boat Launch Ramp Replacement at the Kabetogama Lake Visitor Center in 2023
July 10, 2023 | 9:00 am
Later this summer, the National Park Service will be replacing the Kabetogama Lake Boat Launch Ramp. The original boat launch ramp was built in the 1980s and is in a deteriorated condition. The new launch ramp will replace the current footprint of forty-feet wide, sixteen-foot lanes, constructed out of concrete, and include one-inch-deep V-Groove patterns to assist with traction while launching or loading watercrafts. This project is considered Deferred Maintenance and funding comes from the Repair Rehabilitation Maintenance Program.
Voyageurs National Park’s Wildlife Biologist Steve Windels Recipient of 2023 Distinguished Moose Biologist Award
June 30, 2023 | 11:02 pm
Voyageurs National Park’s Wildlife Biologist Steve Windels Recipient of 2023 Distinguished Moose Biologist Award.