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Voyageurs National Park.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Parks and Recreation.

Voyageurs National Park.

Hearing, Ninety-first Congress, second session, on S. 1962 and H.R. 10482 ... December 4, 1970.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Parks and Recreation.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Voyageurs National Park (Minn.)
    • Subjects:
    • Voyageurs National Park (Minn.)

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .I542 1970f
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 210 p.
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5016812M
      LC Control Number76610939

        Voyageurs National Park: The Battle to Create Minnesota's National Park was an enjoyable read. Admittedly, I am biased in at least two ways because I love Voyageurs and I have a law degree. Love for Voyageurs (or at least an eccentric desire to understand how a park is created out of thin air and other people's property) is probably a Cited by: 1. Voyageurs is the place for people who want to experience the Minnesota-Canada border waters without the hassles of a canoe trip. As a former BWCA guide I really enjoyed the park, which can teach the Boundary Waters a few things about campsite management.5/5(15).

      Voyageurs National Park - Destinations. Most points of interest in the park are accessed by boat, kayak, canoe or houseboat, or by taking a guided park , like the Ethnobotanical Garden, can be visited by car (the garden is located adjacent to the Rainy Lake Visitor Center) or . Even though waters are shared with powerboats, the lakes of Voyageurs National Park are large enough to provide plenty of solitude and tranquility for paddlers. A range of canoe and kayak trips are available, from day-trips to journeys lasting over a week; the Kabetogama Peninsula can be circumnavigated in approximately one week.

      Voyageurs Outfitters is a full service outfitter for Voyageurs National Park and the surrounding area. Voyageurs Outfitters is featured as a Geotourism friendly operator by National Geographic and adheres to green business standards in all aspects of its operations. They offer guided boat tours, hiking and paddling excursions, rental services on Rainy Lake, Kabetogama, Namakan, and Crane Lake. About Voyageurs. Minnesota’s only national park was established in The park encompasses , acres, nearly half of which is water, along the route used by Voyageur fur traders centuries.


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Voyageurs National Park by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Parks and Recreation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Voyageurs National Park: The Battle to Create Minnesota’s National Park by Fred T. Witzig and Elmer L. Andersen | out of 5 stars 2. Located at the border of Minnesota and Canada, Voyageurs National Voyageurs National Park.

book is defined by its interconnected waterways which require you to leave your car behind and explore by kayak, canoe, houseboat, or motorboat. In winter, snowmobiles, snowshoes, and skis will be your mode of travel in this extraordinary wilderness. National Geographic's Trails /5(18). National Park Service: The Story Behind the Scenery, Albright, Dickinson and Mott.

Voyageurs National Park. Voyageurs National Park, Greg Breining. Kettle Falls: Crossroads of History, Shannon King. 50 Years in the North Country, Excerpts from the diaries of I.W. Stevens. Gold Town to Ghost Town, David E. Perry. A Story Written in the Rocks.

A Park of Water, Islands, and Horizons. Voyageurs is a maze of interconnected water highways. Plan ahead before coming to this water-based park by bringing your own watercraft, reserving a watercraft, or taking a park ranger boat on: Voyageurs National Park Headquarters Hwy 11 East, International Falls,MN.

Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota is among the least visited and is soon to be one of the newest Dark Sky parks in the country. book online at. Voyageurs National Park, Ray: Address, Phone Number, Voyageurs National Park Reviews: 5/55/5(15).

Set sail on your destination's top-rated boat tours and cruises. Whether it's an entertaining and informative boat tour or a relaxing sunset dinner cruise, these are the best Voyageurs National Park cruises around. Looking for something more adventurous.

Check out our list of must-do water activities in Voyageurs National Park. See reviews and photos of boat tours & water sports in Voyageurs. Click on Voyageurs National Park Camping Permits.

Click on Build Itinerary. At the top of the screen, enter Group Size (required). Optional search features: select Campsite Type or enter a specific lake or campsite name in the search box to narrow down results.

Select the starting date for your trip from the calendar. Please visit the Voyageurs National Park Association webpage for information on how to enjoy Voyageurs, stay safe, and protect the park and others.

To stay in accordance with proper social distancing for safety of visitors, park partners, and staff, the park has modified the following operations through the season. Deep in the woods of Voyageurs National Park, on the remote Kabetogama Peninsula just south of Rainy Lake, a small and isolated moose population is surviving, even as others in.

Voyageur means traveler in French, and Voyageurs National Park calls to travelers of the adventurous sort. The landscape here is breathtaking: Water makes up more than one-third of the park'sacres, and for most of the year, the park's interior is accessible only by boat (or in winter, by snowmobile).

Rent a houseboat, take a boat tour with a park ranger, or hike on more than 27 miles. Voyageurs National Park Fact Book, St. Paul: Minnesota Resources Commission, March The Voyageurs Route and a Proposed Voyageurs National Park, Omaha: National Park Service, West, Willard and Roger E.

Williams, Voyageurs National Park Proposal, Minnesota Department of Conservation, October U.S. Department of the Interior. With more thanacres of unspoiled wilderness, an outdoor Eden awaits in Minnesota's only National Park.

If you want to camp on the actual grounds of the national park, you have to get a boat (or rent one) to get there. Dominated by Rainy, Kabetogama, Sand Point and Namakan Lakes, Voyageurs National Park is a fisherman's : () Voyageurs National Park Tourism: Best of Voyageurs National Park.

About Voyageurs National Park. The only national park without a road; the only way to get there is by water. Start planning for Voyageurs National Park. Create a Trip to save and organize all. Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota is a watery wonderland, with more than a third of its area composed of lakes—and with all of its plus campsites accessible only by boat.

Voyageurs National Park is an American national park in northern Minnesota near the town of International Falls established in The park's name commemorates the voyageurs—French-Canadian fur traders who were the first European settlers to frequently travel through the area.

The park is notable for its outstanding water resources and is popular with canoeists, kayakers, other boaters.

Voyageurs was added to the national park system in Voyageurs National Park. jck_photos, Flickr. With square miles of navigable waters and miles of rocky shoreline, water-based activities are the name of the game at Voyageurs National Park. Voyageurs National Park was established in Today, your gift helps us carry on their legacy.

In partnership with the National Park Service, Voyageurs National Park Association works to preserve the wild character and unique experience of Voyageurs by funding projects and programs that will sustain it for generations to come.

The Voyageurs National Park is 1/3 water based and has overacres and no roads. We are based on the beautiful Ash River which is the central entrance to the park. Wildlife is abundant in Voyageurs deer, moose, otters, bald eagles, black bear and white pelicans are few examples.

The Voyageurs National Park map and the Voyageurs Paddle Routes maps have been combined in this Map Pack to provide an overview of the entire park as well as six carefully curated paddle routes that help visitors navigate the numerous lakes in the park. Buy the Map Pack and save over 15%. Voyageurs National Park and Paddle Routes:5/5(1).

Voyageurs National Park, named for the French-Canadian fur trappers or “voyageurs” who explored the area in search of beaver pelts and other furs during the late s. Voyageurs were the first to explore the frontier territory, competing with the diminishing fur trade in the east.

Voyageurs Park Superintendent Bob DeGross said the blockbuster act raises hopes for restoration of many undeveloped historic sites inside the boundaries of Minnesota's leading national park .Voyageurs National Park is the only National Park with no roadways - only water ways! What better way to see all of the sights and history the park has to offer than on a boat tour?

For most trips (unless otherwise listed): Full Day - $ per boat + gas (up to 6 people) 1/2 Day - .