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Bill Carlson Selected as a Mentor in the NPS Facility Manager Leaders Program

Voyageurs National Park’s facility manager, Bill Carlson, was recently honored by the National Park Service. He was selected to be a mentor in the National Park Service’s Facility Manager Leaders Program, an educational program for new facility managers. The course of study prepares candidates to be leaders in responsible stewardship and facilities protection […]

Thank You To All Our Volunteers

It was an amazing weekend in Voyageurs National Park. The Volunteer Rendezvous was a great success! 36 volunteers gave 255 hours of service and helped the park complete several important projects. Volunteers restored an entire island on Friday by removing an outhouse and other debris from the landscape. They also enjoyed seeing the […]

Voyageurs National Park’s Reservation and Fee Program Begins The Next Phase

In the summer of 2014, Voyageurs National Park and staff faced many challenges. A flood resembling a record flood of 1950 occurred within the park shutting down multiple operations at times. It was also the first year of the new campsite reservation program. While some revenue was lost and visitors could […]

Teen Ambassadors Return from Paddling Voyageurs

Our national parks are outstanding outdoor classrooms that allow students of all ages to make lasting connections to our natural world. This July, Voyageurs National Park Association worked with the National Park Service and Wilderness Inquiry to send 16 National Park Teen Ambassadors to Voyageurs for a five-day learning expedition. […]

Partner Update: Destination Voyageurs National Park

Destination Voyageurs National Park (DVNP) partnered with the University of Minnesota Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships and Tourism Center on a sustainable tourism assessment.  The report, Sustainable Tourism Development in Destination Voyageurs National Park Communities, was presented to DVNP and the community on May 6, 2014 at the AmericInn in International Falls.  […]