Guest Post: from The American Walkabout by Michael Quine

(Editor’s Note: We enjoyed reading Michael Quine’s account of his recent trip to Voyageurs National Park, so we asked him if we could share an excerpt with you. Enjoy!) “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see […]

Secrets of Voyageurs – The Night Sky

It’s a good time of year for reflection, so our staff decided to share some of the things that we love about Voyageurs National Park with you. Please comment and share your favorite stories from visiting Voyageurs with us! Voyageurs National Park is well known for its pristine lakes and big fish! But after the sun […]

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 […]