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Fire in the Pines

By Scott Weyenberg, Fire Ecologist, Voyageurs National Park Voyageurs National Park is blessed with miles of shoreline covered with towering red and white pine forests. If you are one of the lucky ones to grab a campsite amongst the pines, you will enjoy the fresh scent of pine and the sound […]

Voyageurs National Park Celebrates 40th Birthday at Target Field

America’s favorite pastime and best idea: baseball and national parks.  On April 19th, Minnesota Twins fans and National Park supporters cheered the Twins to a victory over the Cleveland Indians and celebrated Voyageurs National Park’s 40th birthday. Over 65 Voyageurs supporters celebrated in a group section of the US Bank […]

National Park Week 2015 Encourages Everyone To Find Your Park

Voyageurs National Park joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. Launched last week by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, Find Your Park is a public awareness and education campaign celebrating the […]

Voyageurs National Park Seeks Artwork for the 2015 Kids Art Show

Voyageurs National Park seeks artwork for the 2015 Kids Art Show in honor of the park’s 40th birthday. Children from kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to participate by creating a drawing and writing a short story related to this year’s theme: Celebrate Voyageurs National Park! There are many reasons […]

National Geographic and Heart of the Continent Partnership Introduce Heart of the Continent Geotourism MapGuide and Website

Geotourism: Tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place — its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage and well-being of its residents Travelers seeking unspoiled places and culturally authentic experiences now have a valuable new resource in a comprehensive “Geotourism MapGuide” and website for the Heart of the Continent […]