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2018 Winter Trail Closing

Voyageurs National Park News Release Release Date: March 29, 2018 Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, tawnya_schoewe@nps.gov 218-283-6670 Ben Welch, benjamin_welch@nps.gov 218-283-6652 Voyageurs National Park Closes Ice Roads and Snowmobile Trails for Season INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: Voyageurs National Park is no longer recommending travel on frozen lake surfaces within the park. Due to […]

The Quiet of Spring in Voyageurs

“Silence is not the absence of something but the presence of everything.” – Gordon Hempton Spring might be the quietest season in Voyageurs National Park. The snow and ice have melted enough to prohibit snowmobiling, but fishing opener has not yet started. For a short period, the park is free […]

Ringing in 2018 with a Ski to Ellsworth Rock Gardens

By Eric Grunwald, Voygeurs National Park Interpretive Ranger It was the first day of 2018 and I was excited to get the new year off to an adventurous start by getting outside and doing some exploring. It had been a cold end to 2017 with temperatures in the last week […]