Voyageurs National Park is Minnesota’s own National Park. it encompasses 4 large lakes and is accessible only by water. Paddle or take a shuttle boat in and experience beautiful hiking trails, front country and back country campsites, the opportunity to backpack into an interior lake and have a campsite and canoe waiting for you. See extensive wildlife: beavers, moose, wolves, loons, and more. It is also a newly designated Dark Skies location. The presentation will include the history of the park, recreational opportunities here, wildlife, and geology.
Erik Ditzler is a supervisory park ranger interpreter new to Voyageurs National Park. He arrived last fall, coming from Arkansas Post National Memorial. He enjoys hiking, canoeing, and watching wildlife.