Voyageurs

Best National Parks to See Beavers in the Wild!

A beaver gnaws on a stick while in a pond at Yellowstone National Park

Most of us have probably seen a picture of or seen in person the cute fuzzy mammals known as beavers. However, such adorable creatures are recognized for much more than their adorable nature.   These fascinating animals are known for impressive dam-building activities and their ability to alter their environments. They are primarily found near freshwater … Read more

Voyageurs: A National Parks Gem in the State of Minnesota

The Aurora Borealis shimmers overtop of the park with the stars of the Milkyway hanging above. Voyageurs National Park

Among the state of Minnesota’s National Parks, Voyageurs is at the top. Located in the heart of the Northwoods in northern Minnesota, this hidden gem spans over 218,000 acres of pure wilderness.  It features pristine lakes, meandering waterways, lush forests, and abundant wildlife. Named after the French-Canadian fur traders known as voyageurs who once traversed … Read more

Top