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Crane Lake Program: Creature Feature

Join Voyageurs National Park Association staff for an interactive program exploring the wonderful wildlife of Voyageurs National Park! The program will take place on the lawn outside Voyagaire Lodge, August 8th from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Appropriate for all ages.
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Tips For Your Trip To Voyageurs National Park

Leave your car behind One-third of Voyageurs National Park is covered in water. The park features four large lakes and 26 smaller interior lakes. The large lakes offer a unique opportunity to travel a National Park by boat. The interior lakes dot the Kabetogama Peninsula and offer excellent opportunities for solitude and quiet recreation. Keep…
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Getting the Most Out of Your Visit To Voyageurs national Park

A Vast, Water-based Park, Voyageurs is more than 218,000 acres and over 38% of the surface of the park is covered with water. While a watercraft is desired to experience the park, it is not the only way to experience this vast ecosystem rich in culture and natural history. Here are some tips to help…
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ATVAM Fall Ride and Rally 2019 In Crane Lake

​ ​Join Us for  ATVAM 2019. Starts Friday, Sept. 20 thru Sunday the 22. ​​​​​Voyageur Country ATV is pleased to host the ATVAM Fall Ride and Rally 2019.   Here is a quick rundown of the weekend events: http://www.voyageurcountryatv.com/atvam-ride.html All VIP rides will meet at 11 am for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the new Vermilion River Bridge site.   We want to celebrate…
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Nice Fish Caught On Crane Lake

Duluth News Tribune   Calvin Sund, of Prior Lake, Minn., caught this 52-inch muskie on Crane Lake while staying at Pine Point Lodge, Resort and Motel. (submitted photo)
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A Spectacular Surprise In Northern Minnesota

A hike alongside the Vermilion river highlights a rocky gorge that is unlike anything else in Minnesota.  The Vermilion Gorge Trail is a spectacular surprise in northern Minnesota. The trailhead is near Crane Lake, 27 miles northeast of Orr, not far from the Canadian border. [caption id="attachment_3506" align="alignleft" width="375"] Photo by Jim Lund/AllTrails[/caption] It's hidden…
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Vermilion Gorge Trail – Trip Advisor Reviews

These Trip Advisor reviews are helpful If you are considering a hike on the Vermilion Gorge Trail. The trailhead is located across from the Voyagaire Lodge.   Not to be confused with Vermilion Falls If you are on or near crane lake this is a must see. Come prepared and you can hike up and…
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Crane Lake Wolves

  Wolves are elusive creatures not often seen by many and we still don't know a lot about their behavior. A team of researchers in Voyageurs National Park has been doing some incredible work tracking wolf behavior. Take a look at the link below to learn more about these extraordinary animals that you might just…
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Get your boat ready: A seasonal approach

Spring If you’ve done a thorough job winterizing your boat in the fall then your spring pre-launch prep isn’t so bad. You’ll want to replace and test your electronics, and wash and wax the hull. Aluminum boats or those stored in the water in a slip or on a mooring ball need bottom paint. Scrape…
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