Voyageurs National Park is a nature reserve located near a
city of International Falls,
Koochiching County in a state of Minnesota, USA. Voyageurs National Park covers an area of
218,054 acres (882 km2). Voyageurs National Park
runs along the Canada-US border along the Pigeon River. The name of
the park is reminiscent of Canadian fur traders (trappers and
coureurs de bois) who remained the only white inhabitants for years
to trade fur. The park offers many streams that allow kayakers to
practice their sport. The Kabetogama peninsula, which constitutes
the bulk of the park, is only accessible by boat. Voyageurs National
Park welcomes around 200,000 visitors a year.
National Park encompasses the Kabetogama Peninsula, as well as four
major lakes: the US portion of Rainy Lake, the US portion of Namakan
Lake and Sand Point Lake, and all of Kabetogama Lake (104 km²).
Wildlife includes mammals, wolves, black bears, elk,
white-tailed deer, beavers, otters, muskrats, foxes, and weasels.
Birds include cormorants, dolphins, owls, or the iconic bald eagle.