Fall Ranger-led Boat Tours and Programs at Voyageurs National Park

Fall Ranger-led Boat Tours and Programs at Voyageurs National Park

Haven’t made it up to Voyageurs yet this season? There is still time to reserve a spot to explore the waters and islands of Minnesota’s national park. Ticket sales for tour boats stop 30 minutes prior to departure. Reservations are highly recommended. Call (877) 444-6777 or go online at www.recreation.gov. […]

Kettle Falls Archeology, Part 2

By Drew LaBounty, National Park Service Read part 1 here. The second year of archeological inventory has been completed at Kettle Falls, and with it, the physical exploration of soils and artifacts. Now it is up to written history (and often living memory) to fill in the gaps. In 2015 […]

Lifespan of a Building

By Beau Readman and Catherine Crawford National Park Service Imagine you are time traveling, your destination is a sandy beach on the northeast shore of Crane Lake, Minnesota, and the time is July 1880. You will encounter a beach that is edged with a forest of pine. You may see […]

Restoring Native Plants in Voyageurs

by Claire Kissane, National Park Service This summer, Voyageurs National Park will begin removing exotic cattails and restoring natural wetlands. The invasive cattails seen throughout the park are actually hybrids of non-native narrow-leaved cattails and native broad-leaved cattail, which has out-competed both parents species, resulting in the vast majority of […]

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