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Devil's Kettle

Judge Magney State Park, MN
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We really enjoyed this hike. There are areas that are uphill or have steps, but after each uphill... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
South Dakota
Rigorous, but beautiful hike!

Gorgeous falls! Extremely rigorous uphill hike to the falls. Seriously uphill from the start. Then... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Heather K
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Breathtaking waterfall at Judge Magney State Park.
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We really enjoyed this hike. There are areas that are uphill or have steps, but after each uphill section it levels off a bit before going up again - so it is very do-able. There are a number of steps going down at the end...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous falls! Extremely rigorous uphill hike to the falls. Seriously uphill from the start. Then 120 stairs, plus steep wooden ramps to go down near the falls. The falls are breathtaking and the accomplishment of getting there outweighs the heart-pounding hike there. On the way...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Nice hike to view this water mystery! Be prepared for a lot of stairs though, other than that it's really cool and awesome trails and environmental scenery around that entire area.

Thank Cor-Pie
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I read reviews on here beforehand. I'm out of shape, have really bad motion/altitude sickness, and was a long time smoker (recently quit), so I was really worried about how well I'd do, but it wasn't as intimidating as the reviews made it out to...More

4  Thank ExitNo9
Reviewed 29 September 2015

A one mile hike thru rocky and dirt trail, the way there is a difficult mostly uphill terrain, there are 200 steps that finally lead to river and then another 40 or so that finally get you to the viewing area, very cool to see,...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Amazing site to see on the North shore. The hike, although only a mile long, is hard- a lot of uphill and down hill. Manageable, as we did it and we are out of shape, but the legs were like Jelly when it was done....More

Thank Danniogirl12
Reviewed 30 August 2015

1 hour from Thunder Bay I always wanted to visit this beautiful spot. It is definitely something that you have to see in your lifetime. Beautiful nature walk but a difficult hike in for people out of shape. It is worth the work just to...More

Thank Jenny D
Reviewed 11 August 2015

The hike to Devil's Kettle falls is one of the more strenuous hikes of the waterfalls along the North Shore. It's roughly one mile each way and that includes a lot of stairs. It's definitely manageable though as our 6-year old daughter managed it. The...More

3  Thank Ranger1680
Reviewed 31 August 2014

it was a good break from driving. The falls were a lot bigger than they look in the picture. There was a huge staircase to climb but overall the hike was moderate difficulty. Would recommend

Thank ogtrevw
Reviewed 15 April 2014

This is a very well maintained trail. The steps are not easy but just take your time and you will be ok. Not for small children. The view is amazing and worth the walk into the Falls. I would recommend this to anyone who has...More

Thank leeh619
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1 September 2017|
Response from sd2travel | Reviewed this property |
Devils Kettle is a Hike located in Judge JR Magney State Park (north of Grand Marais). It's a state park - just google JR Magney State Park - just go during normal daylight hours - no official open time.