Voyageurs National Park
Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota is reopening to visitors, now that the federal government shutdown is over.
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.
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.
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.
Wildlife biologists say the moose population is holding relatively steady in Voyageurs National Park in north-central Minnesota.
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.
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.
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.
Officials at Voyageurs National Park are holding public discussions on whether to launch a campsite reservation system and start charging fees for overnight stays.
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.
Officials are warning visitors to stay off the ice in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.
Snowmobile trails and ice roads are closing in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota, because of the warm weather.
Lightning has sparked a wildfire in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.
Voyageurs National Park plans to conduct a pair of prescribed burns on Wednesday.
AT&T has been denied in its request to build a 350-foot cell phone tower near Voyageurs National Park.