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Beautiful and quiet

The park is about 10 minutes drive from Lutsen. There park employees are not always there but still... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eran O
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Nice clean state campground, Good camp sites with fire rings, showers and water availability. Nice... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Northshore park known for its breathtaking waterfalls.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
3481 W Highway 61, Lutsen, MN 55612-9535
+1 218-387-3053
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The park is about 10 minutes drive from Lutsen. There park employees are not always there but still one needs to stop at the entrance and pay $7 per day fee (camping is more expensive). The trails are beautiful and easy to walk (except for...More

Thank Eran O
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice clean state campground, Good camp sites with fire rings, showers and water availability. Nice hiking trails abound with the Cascade River right in the campground.

Thank whiteyron
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Cascade Lodge and went hiking... it was so beautiful because I heard the water from the water fall roaring down... i ran towards the noise, and the site of it was no disappointment. It was beautiful and breathe taking. We enjoyed our...More

Thank clor2189
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped here on a whim while driving through the area and I am glad I did. The falls were lovely and it was a nice place to stretch my legs on a long day of driving.

Thank sarahnaid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come here with water shoes, towels, and a set of dry clothes. A great place to throw rocks and just listen. You might want to consider something to sit on as you will find yourself wanting to just relax and enjoy nature.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in our 22 foot Roadtrek Motorhome. Beautiful spaces in the trees with electric who could ask for more. We took the trail to the falls and with all the rain they are having up there it was magnificent. Great camping spot people could...More

2  Thank JaniceRW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Falls with easy access right at the beginning of the park....easy for a short hike or long day.. good hikes to mountain with great views and along river

Thank wade a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The falls were great with great hiking trails. We spent about 2 hours hiking with our young kids (7 and 6). Everyone had a great time.

Thank mcurran22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Cascade River State Park after a lot of rain the previous day. More on that later... There is a short trail and a longer one. The circle trail leads first to a memorable view of a gushing falls. If you’re out of breath or...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We have driven 61 between Thunder Bay and Duluth several times. Each time we discover another gem. This time it was Cascade River State Park. We did a small hike through the park and around the falls. Very beautiful. You can spend as little as...More

1  Thank don38506
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June 11, 2017|
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Response from Dianna R | Reviewed this property |
Hello Barb, We camped at site 20.