Voyageurs National Park at Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Adventure Expo April 25-27 in Minneapolis

Come and see us at Voyageurs National Park’s booth at the Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Adventure Expo to be held April  25, 26 & 27, 2014 in Minneapolis. A park ranger as well as volunteers from Voyageurs National Park Association and Destination Voyageurs National Park will be there to answer your questions about Minnesota’s best-kept secret: […]

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Campsite Reservations Go Live Online April 1

In 2013, Voyageurs National Park completed a three year Civic Engagement process with the public to determine if campsite reservations and fees were warranted for the park. After holding multiple public meetings and gathering public comments park officials determined the majority of the public supported the program. Despite a moratorium on new or modified fees, […]

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Voyageurs National Park Association Makes and Marks History. A $150,000 Landmark Grant for Voyageurs National Park.

Voyageurs National Park Association announces a three-year Landmark Grant commitment to Voyageurs National Park. In 2015, Voyageurs National Park Association (VNPA) celebrates its 50th anniversary and the park’s 40th anniversary. The Landmark Grant kicks off three years of projects in celebration of Voyageurs and ushers in the next 50 years with an exciting vision and […]

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Advocacy Alert: Support Clean Water for Your Park

Voyageurs National Park is one of the nation’s few water-based national parks, with more than 84,000 acres of water. Unfortunately, those waters are being negatively affected by human impact stressors, such as wastewater from existing developments throughout the region. This water quality degradation threatens the long-term health of the park’s aquatic ecosystems and water recreation […]

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VNPA Helps Re-Open Rainy Lake Visitor Center on Sundays

They’ve seen the snow, now they want to see you. The Rainy Lake Visitor Center will now be open Wednesday through Sunday, February 2 – March 30, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. Financial support for extended visitor center hours provided by Voyageurs National Park Association. Thank you to our generous supporters who made this possible! […]

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Volunteer Opportunities at Voyageurs National Park

Every year, volunteers at Voyageurs National Park donate nearly 10,000 hours. The park greatly benefits from its dedicated supporters. Volunteers operate visitor centers, tend the ethno-botanical garden, and help with many other projects. The park is seeking area residents to assist with the following opportunities: Immediate Needs: Rainy Lake Visitor Center Volunteer (Rainy Lake): Meet […]

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Teen Ambassadors return from Voyageurs learning expedition

On Sunday, the National Park Teen Ambassadors returned from a 5-day camping trip in Voyageurs National Park, their second and final trip of the summer. Organized in partnership with Wilderness Inquiry and the National Park Service, the National Park Teen Ambassador Program aims to bring together teens from all over Minnesota to experience their state’s […]

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Kempton Channel Property

For sale no more! VNPA acquires 61-acre property for the Park

Voyageurs National Park Association has purchased a 61.55-acre property on the Kempton Channel of Rainy Lake on behalf of Voyageurs National Park. The recently purchased tract encompasses boreal forest and several hundred feet of sand beach shoreline. It is located on the north side of the Kabetogama Peninsula, a 75,000 acre roadless area, which provides […]

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