Voyageurs National Park Winter Ice and Trail Conditions Report for December 17, 2014

Voyageurs National Park Winter Ice and Trail Conditions Report for December 17, 2014

Changing temperature conditions and lack of snow cover have slowed winter trail progress. The green trail from Rainy Lake/Franks Bay to Kabetogama Lake/Crane Lake is open and staked. Lake ice and overland portages have minimal snow cover, causing slick lake surfaces and rough portages. Use caution while traveling along the […]

61 Acres Added to Voyageurs National Park

This week, 61 acres were permanently protected within Voyageurs National Park. The land, located on the Kempton Channel of Rainy Lake, encompasses boreal forest and several hundred feet of sand beach shoreline. The site is on the north side of a 75,000 acre roadless area, the Kabetogama Peninsula, which provides habitat […]

Voyageurs National Park Winter Ice and Trail Conditions Report for Dec. 11, 2014

The 2014-15 winter trail season is underway. The green trail from Rainy Lake/Franks Bay to Kabetogama Lake/Ash River is open and staked. All other snowmobile trails are closed at this time, but ice checking and overland portage clearing continues. Rangers have placed some thin ice signs in the park, but […]

Job Opportunity With Heart of the Continent Partnership

Heart of the Continent Partnership (HOCP) strives to build relationships between people, communities and sectors and connect them to our public lands across the northern Minnesota/Ontario region. Along with our work to develop a common identity and sense of belonging is the desire to sustain the communities that surround these […]

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