Voyageurs National Park


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Voyageurs National Park,

218,200 acres (88,340 hectares), N Minnesota. The park contains forested lake country noted for its sports fishing and glacial features. In the 18th cent. the region was a trade route for French-Canadian voyageurs (fur traders). Authorized in 1971, it was fully established as a national park in 1975. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Voyageurs National Park

Address:3131 Hwy 53 S
International Falls, MN 56649

Phone:218-283-9821
Fax:218-285-7407
Web: www.nps.gov/voya/
Size: 218,200 acres.
Established: Authorized on January 8, 1971; established on April 8, 1975.
Location:In northern Minnesota, near the US/Canadian border, 15 miles east of International Falls and 300 miles north of Minneapolis-Saint Paul. Voyageurs is a water-based park (nearly one-third of the park is water). Access to the Kabetogama peninsula, the islands, and nearly all of the park's shoreline is by watercraft.
Facilities:Campgrounds, picnic area, rest rooms (é), lodging, groceries, restaurant/snacks, boat rental, boat ramp, visitor centers (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Camping, hiking, swimming, boating, kayaking, fishing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:This waterway of four large lakes connected by narrows was once the route of the French-Canadian voyageurs who paddled birch bark canoes full of animal pelts and trade goods on their way to Lake Athabaska in Canada. Park lies in the southern part of the Canadian Shield, representing some of the oldest exposed rock formations in the world.

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Acknowledgements--Funding for this project was provided by the US National Park Service and Voyageurs National Park.
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Fish from the Gynogenetic Cyprinid complex were collected from 3 drainages in Voyageurs National Park, transported to the lab in oxygenated coolers, and examined.
The state features the country's only fresh water National Park - Voyageurs National Park, and the incomparable Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
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