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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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Breathtaking View Here!

You will find history at its best at this site. The park is spectacular. The views of Lake Superior... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Duluth, Minnesota
Lots of trails and historical buildings

We stopped by the day of Fitzgerald Lighting and hiked all over. We went to Corundrum Mine and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6377
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will find history at its best at this site. The park is spectacular. The views of Lake Superior are spectacular too! Takes one back to the old days when lake steamship seamen fraught the storms on the big lake. The Light House is very...More

Thank crklehr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by the day of Fitzgerald Lighting and hiked all over. We went to Corundrum Mine and were disappointed we could not find a trail to the tip of Corundrum point. The boardwalk down to the beach revealed a scenic and beautiful of the...More

Thank gorillamel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went in summer, the drive up there was very nice as the weather allow, they have tours and you can walk on your own too, I did like it, I thought it was good and nice, you can walk all way down to the...More

Thank erika a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Parking was terrible. We had a RV which have RV parking, but it was so busy that they allowed two cars to park in the RV and bus parking spots. We even talked to security and they would not help us. We finally found a...More

Thank Vako1954
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I went off season, and considering when I got there my car was the only one in the lot, was a good choice. This park is set up to receive a lot of people. As a state park it requires an admission. There is a...More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We camped at the Split Rock Lighthouse campgrounds for a couple of nights in early Sept. The campgrounds are VERY impressive. These sites book up months in advance, but we got lucky on a cancellation. We stayed in site #2, which is close to the...More

Thank Lakesidemn
Reviewed 9 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
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
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
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.

Thank karlakorea
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7 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
18 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.
9 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