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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

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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.

  • 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


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov