Voyageurs National Park News
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Bald Eagle Nesting Areas Reopened In Voyageurs National Park
August 16, 2021 | 2:06 pm
All of the park’s 291 developed visitor use camping and houseboat sites that were affected by temporary closures to protect bald eagle nesting pairs are now reopened for public use
Rainy Lake Fishing Pier Completed; Grand Opening Event July 31
July 19, 2021 | 12:11 pm
Voyageurs National Park staff partnered with the Rainy Lake Sportfishing Club and Voyageurs Conservancy to design and build a fishing pier at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center picnic grounds.
Voyageurs National Park Implements Temporary Campfire Restrictions Effective Immediately
July 13, 2021 | 11:11 am
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: Voyageurs National Park has implemented temporary restrictions on all campfires including charcoal grills and barbecues effective immediately until further notice.
Cattail Removal to Continue in Voyageurs National Park
June 30, 2021 | 1:20 pm
Voyageurs National Park staff and contractors will resume work removing areas of invasive, hybrid cattail in wetlands within Voyageurs National Park from July through October of 2021
Voyageurs National Park Proposes Recreation Fee Changes
June 21, 2021 | 3:52 pm
Voyageurs National Park will be conducting civic engagement and holding two informational meetings in June to discuss possible fee changes associated with the park.
Voyageurs National Park Staff Manage Cattail Mat in Sullivan Bay
June 14, 2021 | 12:20 pm
On May 27 a floating cattail mat temporarily blocked off the Ash River navigational channel in Sullivan Bay. The mat was pushed to the side of Ash River by local business owners and the public where it was staked in place by Voyageurs National Park staff to prevent further movement. On Wednesday, June 16, park staff will de-anchor the mat and push it back into park waters in Sullivan Bay where it can be secured until it can be treated and removed later this year.
Voyageurs National Park Temporarily Closes Kab-Ash Trail - Salmi Road Entrance
May 28, 2021 | 9:47 am
Voyageurs National Park staff have temporarily closed the Salmi Road entrance to the Kab-Ash Trail out of the Kabetogama community.
Voyageurs National Park Announces 2021 Summer Hours of Operation
May 13, 2021 | 2:49 pm
Voyageurs National Park staff announce summer hours of operation for the park’s three visitor centers and Kettle Falls Hotel.
Bald Eagle Nesting Areas Protected In Voyageurs National Park
May 4, 2021 | 8:12 am
Voyageurs National Park is temporarily closing the breeding areas around four (4) of the park’s bald eagle nests to campers and other human activities. After the young eagles leave in late July, these temporarily closed park areas will be reopened for public use.
Voyageurs National Park Begins Buoy Placement for 2021 Summer Season
April 28, 2021 | 11:20 am
Voyageurs National Park staff are actively placing hazard markers and other buoys within park boundaries.