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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

If you believe this information is incorrect or needs updating, please let us know here.
So what does "Park Fully Open" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Voyageurs National Park is currently fully open. This means all operations are back to normal. This can mean there are still restrictions on social distancing, travel and/or masks. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has more information about the status of the park. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Voyageurs National Park is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Minnesota and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Voyageurs National Park is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Minnesota and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: August 30, 2021
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Voyageurs National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Voyageurs National Park - News section for more.

  • Night Light Snowshoe Hike to be held at Voyageurs National Park

    January 12, 2022 | 10:50 am

    International Falls, MN: Voyageurs National Park will offer a self-guided night snowshoe hike Friday, January 14.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Voyageurs National Park Announces Personnel Changes

    December 15, 2021 | 12:38 pm

    Voyageurs National Park is excited to share new staff arrivals.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Voyageurs National Park asks Anglers Assistance in Preventing the Spread of Zebra Mussels

    December 10, 2021 | 10:13 am

    Voyageurs National Park staff is seeking assistance from anglers to help prevent the spread of Zebra Mussels. Zebra mussel veligers (larvae) were confirmed in Black Bay, Rainy Lake, in July 2021. Zebra mussels have multiple effects on lakes they invade. They alter ecosystems by changing the flow of

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Voyageurs National Park Warns Visitors of Unsafe Ice

    December 1, 2021 | 8:22 am

    INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: Voyageurs National Park staff urge visitors to stay off the ice this time of year, even when lakeshores and bays appear to be frozen over.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Reservations for 2022 Overnight Camping and Houseboat Permits Open on November 15 with Approval to Implement Recreation Fee Rate Changes

    November 9, 2021 | 3:36 pm

    Overnight tent camping reservations and houseboat permits for the 2022 summer season at Voyageurs National Park will become available on November 15, 2021 at 9 am CST, at new rates recently approved by the Regional Park Service Director.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • New Extension on Oberholtzer Trail Improves Trail Connectivity

    September 24, 2021 | 12:55 pm

    Voyageurs National Park staff have completed work to extend the Oberholtzer Trail by approximately 0.2 miles. This short extension increases connectivity to nearby trails, creating a variety of looping hike opportunities.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 2021 Buoy Removal and No Hunting Reminders in Voyageurs National Park

    September 23, 2021 | 2:41 pm

    Voyageurs National Park staff will be conducting hazard marker and regulatory buoy removal within the park during the month of October.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Voyageurs National Park Welcomes Autumn with Fall Color Update

    September 10, 2021 | 1:23 pm

    Voyageurs National Park invites the public to enjoy the remainder of the summer and welcome in autumn by hiking one of the many trails within the park.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Voyageurs National Park Announces Fall and Winter Visitor Center Hours of Operation

    September 3, 2021 | 11:28 am

    International Falls, MN: Voyageurs National Park visitor centers begin fall / winter operations soon.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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

    Read more at nps.gov