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Cheer after SKWIM game

Squad Voyageurs do a cheer after a SKWIM game at SDA17, Northside
Squad Voyageurs do a cheer after a SKWIM game at SDA17, Northside

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Voyageurs National Park is a United States National Park in northern Minnesota near the town of International Fallsestablished in 1975. The park's name commemorates the voyageurs, French-Canadian fur traders who were the first Europeansettlers to frequently travel through the area. The park is notable for its outstanding water resources and is popular with canoeists, kayakers, other boaters, and fishermen. The Kabetogama Peninsula, which lies entirely within the park and makes up most of its land area, is accessible only by boat. To the east of the National Park lies the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

The park has several boat ramps and visitor centers on its periphery, though the main body of the park is only accessible by boat or, in the winter, by snowmobile, ski, or snowshoe. In 2016, the park hosted 241,912 visitors.

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