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Stunningly beautiful series of waterfalls.

The first viewing point of a waterfall on the trail below the river was just 300 feet from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Central Wisconsin

Nice short walk to both falls. Not a lot of lookout areas but pretty if your not looking for lots... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“cascade river”(24 reviews)
“north shore”(45 reviews)
“easy hike”(12 reviews)
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 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited many of the state parks on the north shore, but this was a first for Cascade state park. We parked at the highway parking lot and walked to the far side of the bridge to start our walk. It was a fairly...More

Thank CS-KS
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first viewing point of a waterfall on the trail below the river was just 300 feet from the road. Beautiful, but don't turn back yet. Keep walking and you will get more views of the cascades, at one time we could see 4 waterfalls/cascades...More

Thank countrygal33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice short walk to both falls. Not a lot of lookout areas but pretty if your not looking for lots of walking. Definitely suggest this as a stop.

Thank Llandowski
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

My husband & I tent camped here over the Labor Day Weekend. We took the last available site which was 4E. I can see why it was still available. There was road on 3 sides and a pit toilet behind it. Very little privacy. That...More

Thank bzymom22
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We've driven past this park so many times over the years and finally stopped. So glad we did! Great scenery and trails. I've recommend my friends and family to stop as well.

Thank nomadsoul80
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Nice hike from the Cascade Lodge!! several places to look and take great pics. 3 and 4 year old kids were able to do the hike, but trail to and from lodge does get narrow at times. Those with certain disabilities will want to be...More

3  Thank kristie0318
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

This is always a favorite stop on the north shore. It's not a difficult hike and so many beautiful spots. We stopped to put our feet in and play on the shore for a while. We also discovered the Cascad Park picnic area across the...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Even in August, there were waterfalls! We didn't camp inside the park, just walked the loop around the river from the parking lot. Even though it's an easy hike that only takes about 30 minutes to compete, it ended up being a trip favorite.

1  Thank Shannon64804
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite park in the state. The falls are so gorgeous. The trails are well maintained and have lots of areas along the way for photos.

1  Thank Sara S
Reviewed August 18, 2018

I took the trail up to the waterfalls. I thought the first waterfall was amazing. As I continued up the steps, I came across another waterfall even more beautiful. There is a bridge across the river which has good views of the falls. A photograph...More

1  Thank Steven S
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Response from Dianna R | Reviewed this property |
Hello Barb, We camped at site 20.