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Beauty and Activities Abound!

My family spent some time hiking around here this summer and we thoroughly enjoyed our time here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kasson, Minnesota
Plenty of hiking trails, and beautiful falls

The cascades here are indeed amazing. One waterfall after another after another in a beautiful... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Burnsville, Minnesota
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“north shore”(47 reviews)
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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 2 weeks ago

My family spent some time hiking around here this summer and we thoroughly enjoyed our time here! The waterfalls, hiking, and overlooks are plentiful and gorgeous. We hiked to Lookout Mountain and enjoyed every bit of the journey. Although we did not camp here, it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kellyschmidt15
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The cascades here are indeed amazing. One waterfall after another after another in a beautiful north country setting. The hike to Lookout Mountain is pretty strenuous, and to be honest, I'm not convinced the view is worth it. Don't get me wrong you can see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SonofAslan
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

A very short hike on a well groomed trail with several excellent views of the falls. This park is a gem. A must stop destination!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob p
Reviewed October 18, 2018

there are several hikes at this state park that are well worth it. we really like the hidden falls hike, and of course the cascades

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ping3par
Reviewed October 4, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CS-KS
Reviewed October 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank countrygal33
Reviewed September 19, 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Dianna R | Reviewed this property |
Hello Barb, We camped at site 20.