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Voyageurs Launches Reservation System April 1

Voyageurs National Park will launch its campsite reservation and fee system next month. The park on Minnesota’s northern border will phase in the system staring April 1.

03/05/2014

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Minn. National Parks Drew 600K Visitors In 2012

A new National Park Service report says Minnesota’s national parklands drew over 600,000 visitors who spent over $34 million and supported over 500 jobs in the state in 2012.

03/04/2014

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Voyageurs National Park Gets $150,000 Grant

The Voyageurs National Park Association has announced a three-year, $150,000 grant for the park on Minnesota’s northern border.

02/23/2014

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Voyageurs National Park Reopens As Shutdown Ends

Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota is reopening to visitors, now that the federal government shutdown is over.

10/17/2013

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Minn. To Review Offer For Reopening National Parks

Minnesota officials say they’ll review an offer from the Obama administration to let states use their own money to reopen national parks that have been closed by the federal government shutdown.

10/10/2013

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Voyageurs To Take Campsite Reservations

Voyageurs National Park is going to start taking reservations and charging fees for campsites. Campsites and houseboat sites at the park on Minnesota’s northern border had been first-come, first-served, and the only access is by boat.

09/11/2013

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Boy Dies In Swimming Accident In National Park

Sheriff’s officials say a 14-year-old boy has died in a swimming accident in Voyageur’s National Park in northeastern Minnesota. St. Louis County authorities say the boy was with a group touring Rainy Lake by houseboat.

07/30/2013

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Voyageurs Moose Population Holding Steady

Wildlife biologists say the moose population is holding relatively steady in Voyageurs National Park in north-central Minnesota.

05/07/2013

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Minn.’s Voyageurs Park Trails Close For Season

Here’s a sign of hope for Minnesotans tired of winter. All trails in Voyageurs National Park in far northern Minnesota have closed for the season because of warm weather.

04/23/2013

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EPA Issues Rules To Cut Haze Over Voyageurs, BWCA

Federal regulators have issued final regulations aimed at reducing pollution from taconite processing plants that causes haze over northern Minnesota’s wild areas including Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, as well as Isle Royal National Park in Michigan.

01/17/2013

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Voyageurs Holds Public Forum On Campsite Fee Plan

Voyageurs National Park officials will hold a public meeting in the Twin Cities this weekend to discuss their proposal to launch a campsite reservation system and start charging fees for overnight stays.

12/13/2012

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Voyageurs Considers Campsite Reservation System

Officials at Voyageurs National Park are holding public discussions on whether to launch a campsite reservation system and start charging fees for overnight stays.

08/24/2012

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Minn. Updating Rules To Fight BWCA, Voyageurs Haze

State regulators are preparing to add some enforcement teeth to rules meant to cut the haze that sometimes clouds the views in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National Park.

03/25/2012

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Visitors Urged To Stay Off Ice In Voyageurs Park

Officials are warning visitors to stay off the ice in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.

03/20/2012

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Ice Roads Closing In Voyageurs National Park

Snowmobile trails and ice roads are closing in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota, because of the warm weather.

03/13/2012

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