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Great Views!

Nice views of the Lake Superior, and the harbor. Lots of parking, easy to get to, and a nice place... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Cropduster2153
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Waseca, Minnesota
Worth the trip!

Access the lighthouse behind the coast guard station (there is a walkway). this is an uneven climb... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
VJ7250
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Grand Marais, MN
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Nice views of the Lake Superior, and the harbor. Lots of parking, easy to get to, and a nice place to unwind.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Access the lighthouse behind the coast guard station (there is a walkway). this is an uneven climb (for those with walking issues) but it provides a beautiful view of the town and the bay. Walking on the opposite direction you can see the other side...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

A great town, a good lighthouse, and a Great area to visit. This area is one of our favorite places to visit. We love the fall colors, waterfalls, parks and the drive from Duluth to the Canadian border is excellent.

Thank Thomas C
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Great place to go for the day, rain or shine. Quaint maritime town, with history dating back to Al Capone, Chicago and Prohibition along the Gun Flint Trail.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Really cool place. We didn’t expect to do a bit of rock climbing to get to the lighthouse, but we did and it was very doable. Surrounded by the coast guard and Grand Marais, it was a beautiful experience.

Thank CTMTraveler
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The view and the setting around the lighthouse is gorgeous. It's a rocky and slightly scary walk all the way to the lighthouse so if you don't like climbing over rocks, you might want to think about this one. One of the paths was very...More

Thank Deanna L
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Walked along the breaker a few times. Nice view, however, the walkway is a bit narrow. Still would advise the walk. Just make sure you have good balance.

Thank Patty651
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Walkway without rails to the lighthouse.We had a large dog with us so, decided to skip the walk to the light. Easy to see the light from the parking lot near the Coast Guard Station.

Thank ladyme1
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The trail to the lighthouse is just a narrow break wall but you get impressive views of the lake, lighthouse and town. Wear sneskers and I wouldn't recommend this when it is wet or windy.

Thank Pammamac
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This little lighthouse sits at the end of an amazing concrete walk. The pathway is surrounded by rustic rock formations...and if you step off the path, you can find the names of the original settlers of Grand Marias, Minnesota carved in the rocks. This tradition...More

Thank Kgordon10
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hollyv611
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
Grand Marais lighthouse is a small lighthouse on a breakwater for the harbor. You can walk out on the breakwater for free, with free parking by the Coast Guard building, but you can't get inside the lighthouse. You can... More
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