Campers Mostly Out Of Luck This Memorial Day Weekend Due To COVID-19 RestrictionsThe Governor's latest executive order still won't allow camping in state parks, and the Department of Natural Resources won't say when restrictions might lift.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 2 Premier Camping Spots To Remain Closed Overnight During Stay-At-Home OrderThe U.S. Forest Service said that it will refund all overnight reservations at the Boundary Waters and in Superior National Forest that were made through May 17.
Fire Destroys Lodge In Voyageurs National Park; None HurtOfficials in northern Minnesota say a fire destroyed a lodge Monday in Voyageurs National Park.
Crews Rescue Lost Person In Voyageurs National ParkCrews have rescued a Minneapolis woman who got lost for several hours in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.
Minnesota Researchers Record 'First Ever' Video Footage Of Wolves Hunting Freshwater FishResearchers in northern Minnesota say they’ve recorded the “first ever” video footage of wolves eating freshwater fish.
3 Hurt In Voyageurs Nat’l Park Boat CrashThree people were hurt, one with significant injuries, in a boat crash in Voyageurs National Park early Saturday morning. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s office says the crash happened at about 12:30 p.m. on the southern tip of Indian Island.
U.S. Mint Releasing Voyageurs National Park QuarterThe quarter is part of a collection of 58 commemorative coins that highlight America's national parks.
NPS: Voyageurs Visitors Pump $24 Million Into Local EconomyA new report from the National Park Service estimates the local economic impact of visitors to Voyageurs National Park at about $24 million in 2016.
2 Campers Injured After Tree Falls On Their TentTwo campers were injured when a tree fell on them as they slept in a tent at Voyageurs National Park.
Environmental Groups' Haze Reduction Challenge RejectedA federal appeals court has rejected a challenge by environmental groups to Minnesota's plan for reducing haze over Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday let the Environmental Protection Agency's approval of Minnesota's rules stand.
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Lone Wolf Following Snowmobilers In Voyageurs National ParkSeveral miles of trail have been closed and rerouted at Voyageurs National Park due to a lone wolf that has been following snowmobilers. Superintendent Mike Ward says the wolf has trailed or run alongside snowmobilers in three separate incidents over a 10-day period in the park's Ash River area. He says the wolf appears to be without a pack.
Voyageurs National Park Closes BackcountryVoyageurs National Park has closed its backcountry for about two weeks for flood damage assessment and repairs. Voyageurs has been affected by high water on Rainy Lake and other lakes that make up much of the park on Minnesota's northern border.
EPA To Consider If Power Plant Adds To Park HazeThe Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to consider whether pollution controls at Xcel Energy's Sherco power plant are adequate for cutting haze over two national parks and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. The federal agency and six environmental groups filed a proposed consent decree Tuesday that obligates the EPA to take action on a 2009 National Park Service finding that haze from the coal-fired plant near Becker impairs the views at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota and Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. The consent decree would settle a lawsuit the groups filed in 2012.