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The Wilderness of Voyageurs and What it Means to Me

By Tom Gable “When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and […]

Buoy Removal and No Hunting Reminders from Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park staff will be conducting hazard marker and regulatory buoy removal within the park starting October 1, 2017. In addition, Voyageurs National Park reminds visitors that hunting and trapping of any type or manner is prohibited on Federal lands and all waters within the boundary of Voyageurs  National […]

Beavers of Voyageurs

Dr. Carol Johnston, formerly at the Natural Resources Research Institute in Duluth but now at South Dakota State University, recently published a book titled “Beavers: Boreal Ecosystem Engineers” summarizing the research she and her colleagues did at Voyageurs National Park on the effects of beavers on ecosystems from the 1980s […]

Voyageurs National Park Announces 2017 Fall Visitor Center Hours

The Kabetogama Lake and Ash River Visitor Centers will be closed for the season beginning Sunday, October 1, 2017. Both visitor centers will reopen in mid-May 2018. The Rainy Lake Visitor Center will be open Wednesdays through Sundays, 10:00am to 4:00pm from October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Look […]