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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6377
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Very interesting and our tour guide was very informative. Friendly and it had such science views... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Great park, but very crowded on holidays!

We drove up the North Shore to Split Rock over Labor Day weekend. We could hardly find a parking... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Springfield, VA
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This 2,075-acre area with more than 12 miles of hiking paths is the site of the well-known Split Rock Lighthouse.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6377
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very interesting and our tour guide was very informative. Friendly and it had such science views Warning a fair amount of stairs to climb while exploring the different building on the Lighthouse grounds.

1  Thank benniejh
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We drove up the North Shore to Split Rock over Labor Day weekend. We could hardly find a parking space, so I would suggest not going over a holiday, but it is a nice place with walking trails.

1  Thank DonnainSpringfield
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Our recent trip to Split Rock State Park deeply saddened and disappointed me! One of the more glorious State Parks in the State of Minnesota (or nationwide) - was not very visitor friendly! In years past - after a brief browse around the gift shop...More

4  Thank BobandMunda
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Leanne was our tour guide. She was outstanding in every way! The grounds and lighthouse are very nicely maintained and are very nice to be able to experience. The lighthouse, lighthouse keeper's residence, and fog horn building were all open to see. Great to experience....More

1  Thank CasualTravelSR
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite state parks in Minnesota. Great history which has been restored to pristine condition.

1  Thank Tragnar
Reviewed 1 September 2016

After our first trip here last year, the kids told us this has to be a yearly trip - so we did it again! Just as lovely now in late summer as it was in autumn last year! The views are amazing, our kids love...More

2  Thank Madrigal720
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a fantastic spot to stop and hike from the lighthouse down to the shore of Lake Superior. Fantastic photo opportunities.

1  Thank Becky316
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We could not actually get a close up view of the lighthouse because we were traveling with a small dog. No dogs are allowed on the premises of the lighthouse. However, we were able to take a small hike and view the light house from...More

2  Thank Farmgirl1224
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great hiking trails that offer gorgeous views of the lighthouse. The trails are a little steep here and there but the end result (the view) is absolutely worth it. Very busy state park but you can still get away from it all and enjoy some...More

1  Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Some fun walking trails to explore on the land around Split Rock Lighthouse. Great to see an iconic MN landmark up close and from different viewing perspectives.

1  Thank CaliMaman
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18 September 2016|
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Response from MNFrmGrl | Reviewed this property |
You would need a State Park permit to go hiking in the park. Daily permits are $5 per vehicle.
9 November 2015|
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Response from ROBERT R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sandy, We were there in Sept and had quite a crowd then. Would surely call the park and check. Mary