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Cross River

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Rushing falls right off the highway so all can enjoy

We were driving on MN-61 and passed these mighty falls. We stopped, turned around and went back to... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Rita J
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Jacksonville, Florida
If you drive by it...go back! Nice stop!

We were driving up the North Shore from Duluth and stopped at this wayside. However, we didn't... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
TakinLotsaPictures
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North Dakota
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Named by a missionary priest who put up a cross at this site after arriving safely at the river's mouth.
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

We were driving on MN-61 and passed these mighty falls. We stopped, turned around and went back to photograph them. There is a little rest area beside them you can park at and walk right to them. They were loud and awesome!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rita J
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We were driving up the North Shore from Duluth and stopped at this wayside. However, we didn't know there were falls right on the highway until we drove out of the parking lot. We're apparently not very observant and the weather was rainy. So, while...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TakinLotsaPictures
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Loved this! Really rushing rapids, beautiful. My spouse was on a knee cart and so he could enjoy, both sides of the road.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Minnesota40
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

You don't have to get far off the beaten path to see a pretty fall here. In fact, the fall is visible from HWY 61 and it's a pretty one. New rest stop next door plus coffee shop and post office. This would be a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed September 4, 2017

A nice quick stop. There is a parking lot and restroom southwest of bridge. Easy access walkway on bridge. Very powerful flowing fall on Cross River the day we stopped. Across from the parking lot is Schroeder's bakery.They have coffee, Pizza, Sandwiches and Ice Cream.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed August 26, 2017

This is a great little stop right on HWY 61. There is a parking area with a restroom. There is a sidewalk along the highway where you can view the waterfall. I would be cautious with small children as this is a busy highway, but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Northerngirlnomore
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We stayed at nearby Lamb's Resort in Schroeder and walked along the river up to the falls through the resort (need to be staying there to access their private trail). It was a nice little river but the large booming Falls was amazing - and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kedalion1
Reviewed August 3, 2017

This stop is right on the highway, very convenient. Beautiful falls. They were really rushing the day we stopped to look. A couple of people were fishing on the other side of the bridge.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank W B
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

On our annual up north excursion we stopped to see all the falls on Highway 61. There'd been a lot of rain and the Cross River and Falls were fantastic this year! Lots of roiling water. Easy to get to and a fun place to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Theresa P
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Easy walk from Lamb's Resort to see these gorgeous falls. I didn't climb down the steep hill to walk along the Cross River, but some folks did.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank John G
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