Franken, Klobuchar and Nolan Announce Legislation to Streamline Voyageurs National Park Land Management Passes Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, along with Congressman Rick Nolan, announced that their legislation to ensure all of the lands within Voyageurs National Park will be managed consistently passed the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today. “Voyageurs Park is a national treasure that should be preserved for generations […]

Everybody’s Cabin

By Catherine Crawford, Voyageurs National Park Dr. Carl B. Peterson, of Minneapolis, loved this northern country so much that, in 1919, he bought what he thought was 120 acres of land on Rainy Lake, sight unseen. In August of that year, Carl and his two sons decided to drive up […]

Teen Ambassadors Return from Voyageurs Learning Expedition

By Cameron Giebink The 2016 National Park Teen Ambassador Program is underway as the first cohort of students completed a five-day learning trip in Voyageurs National Park this past week. In total, 13 students from Twin Cities high schools and two from Northern Minnesota explored the park. See a few photos from their […]

Environmental Education at Voyageurs

This time of year, as temperatures warm, the sounds of spring return to Voyageurs National Park. The emerging leaves rustle in the breeze; loons yodel their return to the lake, and waves lap gently against the shoreline. These natural sounds are interspersed by young voices asking “What kind of tree […]

Centennial Celebration at Voyageurs National Park

On Saturday, June 11, Voyageurs National Park will celebrate the completion of the paved Rainy Lake Recreation Trail with a day of activities at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. The event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and kicks off with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony. Special guest, […]