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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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Incredible place for beauty and walks

Even on one of the busiest weekends of the year, the park offered quiet places to both hike or... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
mplsal
,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
via mobile
A piece of history!

Wow! Loved the location, loved the history. Don't miss the walk down the tram trail. The look... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Al H
,
Eagan, Minnesota
via mobile
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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%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“north shore” (25 reviews)
LOCATION
3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
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"split rock lighthouse"
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"pebble beach"
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"historical area"
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"allow plenty of time"
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"vantage point"
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"mid october"
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"closed for the season"
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"well worth the stop"
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"beautiful sights"
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"big lake"
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"lake superior"
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"nice hiking"
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"small fee"
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"gift shop"
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"interesting history"
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Even on one of the busiest weekends of the year, the park offered quiet places to both hike or just stroll along Lake Superior. And amazing views from a couple lookouts requiring some uphill efforts. Great camping and picnic areas.

Thank mplsal
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! Loved the location, loved the history. Don't miss the walk down the tram trail. The look back up is historic.

Thank Al H
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This state park with the lighthouse makes a nice stop or break while traveling. The park and lighthouse are right on Lake Superior. I believe you can camp here as well. We enjoyed our time here....I am sorry ladyme1 felt so negative in her review...we...More

Thank Cherie P
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We toured the lighthouse and then camped at hike-in site 3 this past weekend. The site is right on Lake Superior. The kids loved throwing rocks for hours on end and we enjoyed the sound of crashing waves throughout our stay.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is a great place top hike with exquisite views. Any amateur photographer will have a great time here. Wear comfortable shoes and allow plenty of time..

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

The day were drove by the lighthouse it was raining and visibility was poor. We decided not the do the tour of the lighthouse and just visited the gift shop.

Thank cuzn
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Breath taking views! We didn't take the tour due to time, but it would be worth it.. only 20 minutes. The hike is a little strenuous. Probably a 2.5. I could just sit and listen to the waves all day. Good gift shop too!

Thank tmshock
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

For anyone who is in the area and have never been here it is a definite must see attraction. One of the most picturesque photographed lighthouses in the USA you will see why when you visit. There are also campsites here with amazing views of...More

Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

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
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

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
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coffeelover453
8 September 2017|
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Response from Daveptaz | Reviewed this property |
to me the best place to view it is from the beach area by the picnic grounds in the park south of the lighthouse and along the walking trail. that is where the majority of the pictures are taken. you still need to have the... More
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ketah777
19 September 2016|
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Response from MNFrmGrl | Reviewed this property |
You would need a State Park permit to go hiking in the park. Daily permits are $5 per vehicle.
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Sandy786
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
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