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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6377
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Classic lighthouse

I found this lighthouse to be especially interesting as we were able to see the lens rotating. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeff H
Kennewick, Washington
Interesting Lighthouse to Tour and See!

I recently stopped at Split Rock Lighthouse when vacationing up the Minnesota North Shore. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mark E
Burlington, Wisconsin
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This 2,075-acre area with more than 12 miles of hiking paths is the site of the well-known Split Rock Lighthouse.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6377
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I found this lighthouse to be especially interesting as we were able to see the lens rotating. The place is very well kept up and there are a lot of activities to keep the grandkids (4-11) busy and amused.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently stopped at Split Rock Lighthouse when vacationing up the Minnesota North Shore. It was a Friday mid-afternoon, so it was kind of busy there, but it was well worth the stop! I enjoy touring various lighthouses when I travel, so I thought checking...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 4 days ago

Along with visiting the lighthouse, be sure to walk down to the shore. Worth the exercise! The perspective of being on the shore and looking at the lighthouse is spectacular!

Thank puresynergy
Reviewed 5 days ago

As far as lighthouses go, I thought it was average at best and I don't see why it's so popular. Park employees weren't all the friendliest.

Thank Joel N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nature and history - what's not to love? A great family attraction that tells a great story of the area. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. There were costumed people placed through the exhibits to interact and answer questions. The lightkeepers house was well...More

Thank MnPolishPrincess
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not visit the lighthouse, but went down to the coast just south of the light house to walk on the trail. Beautiful and peaceful area for family outing or couples getaway.

Thank Deon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful visit even with four teenagers. It's also a good place to come on a nice day with a picnic basket full of lunch to get in touch with your nature side. You have nothing to lose by coming here for a visit.

Thank BigFamily88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to Split Rock Lighthouse. Great piece of history and well maintained. The employees are awesome and friendly and have great knowledge of the lighthouse and the rest of the surrounding buildings. Great views from the lighthouse perch and surrounding cliffs. Fun stop that...More

Thank FacepunchTheaterMP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the park but realized you had to pay. We went back to 61 and looked from the scenic overlook down the road.

Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a guided tour which was very interesting. The site is well maintained. Beautiful setting. Easily accessed by the main highway.

Thank PAmomroadtripper
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19 September 2016|
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Response from Tragnar | Reviewed this property |
There are many great views of the light house from Split Rock State Park which also required as vehicle day pass. However there are admission fees to be on the grounds of the light house. It is set up as a historical sight... More
10 November 2015|
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Response from ROBERT R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sandy, We were there in Sept and had quite a crowd then. Would surely call the park and check. Mary