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Split Rock Lighthouse

3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6372
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This is one of the prettiest lighthouses on lake Superior due to sitting on a high cliff. It is a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Indiana, United States
via mobile
great camping

campsites are huge and well worth the trek to get to the them. Beautiful park and the lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
A and M
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Shipwrecks from a mighty 1905 November gale prompted this rugged landmark's construction. Completed by the U.S. Lighthouse Service in 1910, Split Rock Light Station soon became one of Minnesota's best known landmarks. Restored to its 1920s appearance, the light station offers a glimpse of lighthouse life in this remote and spectacular setting. Split Rock Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6372
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is one of the prettiest lighthouses on lake Superior due to sitting on a high cliff. It is a little pricey per person to get in at $10. But it's worth it to get to see it, best photos are taken down the trail...More

Thank indianaseth
Reviewed 4 days ago

campsites are huge and well worth the trek to get to the them. Beautiful park and the lighthouse is a must see. Will be back.

Thank A and M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the best lighthouse in the area. Do the guides tour ($10 adults) very informative. Fairly easy access to the lighthouse grounds, but stairs to the base of the lighthouse and up to the lens is not accessible for prams or people in scoters...More

Thank AccuracyFirst
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did 202 round trip North Shore road today. Maine are we wanted to see was Split Rock. We are traveling and exploring 7 states this month. Have been seeing the country and hopefully soon every state in our rv. First negative was it cost...More

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The visitor center has exhibits about shipping and famous shipwrecks on Lake Superior, a film about the history of the lighthouse and a gift shop. If you take a guided tour, the well versed guides are dressed in period costumes and will tell you the...More

Thank bstorm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was not on our original list of things to do however it was very very nice. The lighthouse and the location is just gorgeous overlooking Lake superior. Has a nice introductory movie as well as a guided tour and a very large gift shop...More

Thank Fastphilad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended 10 mins before closing so we had to wait until 6 PM. We couldn't go into the bldgs but were able to work around the grounds which was fine with us. Cost to go in bldgs and tour is $10. Very neat and lean....More

Thank mhelmick2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well preserved lighthouse with spectacular views of Lake Michigan. Enjoyed talking with the guide dressed as a 1900's lighthouse keeper who shared lots of interesting information.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Minnesota Historical Society hosts the Split Rock Lighthouse- to see the lighthouse their is a $10 entry fee (reduced if you are a member of the society. There are exhibits to see about the lighthouse, but the main attraction is behind the main building....More

Thank BuyReallyLow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived 10 mins before they closed the lighthouse buildings. You were required to wait inside until 6:00 before walking around the grounds. There is a nice gift shop and the staff is friendly. There's a fee of $10 to go inside the grounds bldgs...More

Thank Mary B
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31 May 2017|
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Response from L C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, parking and access to the grounds are free. Access to the lighthouse varies. Current costs are as follows:- $10 Adults $8 Seniors (65+) $8 Active military and veterans $8 College students $6 Children ages... More
Debra R
16 September 2016|
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Response from Kalyn310 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are allowed on the Historic Site grounds, which include all the buildings and specific trails down to Lake Superior. The adjacent Split Rock Lighthouse State Park does allow dogs on their hiking trails.
Michelle R
15 September 2016|
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Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
If the flight of outdoor stairs are too much to get up to the lighthouse base, he can walk down the path a short way to see a nice but partial view without going down all those stairs. You can drive down to the beach and... More

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