Tourism to Voyageurs National Park creates $24,601,600 in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 241,911 visitors to Voyageurs National Park in 2016 spent $19,780,200 in communities near the park. That spending supported 310 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefits to the local economy of $24,601,600. “Voyageurs National Park welcomes visitors from […]

National Park Week at Voyageurs National Park

National Park Week begins on Saturday, April 15 and runs through Sunday, April 23. Voyageurs is celebrating by offering a series of events for park visitors! ¬†All events take place at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. It is open 10am – 4:30pm Wednesday – Sunday. All Week Voyageurs National Park […]

Why Voyageurs Should be Next on Your National Park Bucket List

Voyageurs National Park, located in northern Minnesota, might not be the most recognized public land in the NPS, but that’s just one of the many reasons it’s so great and deserves a spot on your travel bucket list. Camping Every National Park has a campground, so what makes Voyageurs’ camping […]

Former Teen Ambassador Interview

Every year, VNPA sends 30 Minnesota high school students to Voyageurs National Park and out on the Mississippi River as part of the National Park Teen Ambassador Program. While participants spend time paddling, camping, fishing, hiking, doing service projects, and learning about conservation-related careers from National Park Service staff, they […]

Voyageurs Welcome New Superintendent, Honors VNPA with Special Reception

In collaboration with Voyageurs National Park, Voyageurs National Park Association formally welcomed new superintendent Bob DeGross to the Voyageurs community on January 27. Community leaders including International Falls Mayor Bob Anderson and Representative Rob Ecklund, park staff, and local residents gathered at the Ranier Community Hall to meet Bob over […]