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Career Reflections by Ranger Pete Sweger

“Keep Your Boots Waxed!” By Pete Sweger, Voyageurs National Park Ranger I was working a wildland fire in the Boundary Waters in the summer of 2006. My crew arrived late in the fire and was responsible for a lot of mop-up operations. One day during a break I was sitting […]

The Kab-Ash Trail: A Path through the Wild North

The Kab-Ash Trail: A Path through the Wild North By Tom Gable “The beauty and charm of the wilderness are his for the asking, for the edges of wilderness lie close beside the beaten roads of present travel…through the northern forests, the home of the giant moose, the forests of […]

Government Shutdown Impacts at Voyageurs

Jan. 23, 2018 Update From Voyageurs National Park: Following the enactment of the continuing resolution, staff at Voyageurs National Park have resumed regular operations. Please visit www.nps.gov/voya for updated information about the park. The Rainy Lake Visitor Center will resume normal winter operational hours. The Winter Event Series will resume […]

Top 10 Winter Experiences at Voyageurs National Park

Top 10 Winter Experiences at Voyageurs National Park If Minneapolis-St. Paul is the new ‘Bold North’ Voyageurs National Park is the Wild North. For a truly Minnesota winter experience, embrace the cold and venture to Voyageurs where the crisp air and fresh snow welcomes you. Voyageurs National Park is the […]

Winter Trail Report 12-22-17

Voyageurs National Park News Release Release Date: December 22, 2017 Contacts: Tawnya Schoewe, tawnya_schoewe@nps.gov, 218-283-6670 Voyageurs National Park Winter Ice and Trail Conditions Report International Falls, MN: ┬áThe Rainy Lake/Black Bay to Kabetogama Lake to Ash River (Green Snowmobile Trail) has been staked and opened. Please be advised that trail […]