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Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park is a recognized dark sky location in Minnesota for stargazing and astronomy activities.

It is designated by DarkSky International (IDS) as a Dark Sky Park, which is internationally recognized for preserving a dark sky experience.

Bortle

Voyageurs National Park is rated Bortle Class 2.

Type

As a U.S. national park, various camping options may be available, including frontcountry, dispersed (boondocking), and backcountry (backpacking/primitive). A permit may be required.

Birding

In addition to being known for its dark skies, Voyageurs is also known for its birdwatching, with many different species of birds that habitate there.

For more info, see their website. See also all dark sky places in MN.


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