Split Rock Lighthouse State Park is located in the Arrowhead region of Minnesota near Duluth and Two Harbors.
How to Get to Split Rock Lighthouse State Park: Drive 20 miles northeast from Two Harbors on Highway 61 to the park entrance.
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park’s Natural Attractions: The lighthouse is one of the most recognized and photographed tourist attractions in our state. The breathtaking views of the “greatest of the Great Lakes” is reason enough to visit. This park is a “must see” stop for anyone who drives up the North Shore of Lake Superior.
Things to Do in Split Rock Lighthouse State Park: Tour the lighthouse and the lighthouse keeper’s house. An Interpretive Program offers costumed interpreters, films, exhibits, and displays.
This is just one of the lighthouse tours on the North Shore.
Kayakers can explore 6.25 miles of shoreline, and scuba divers can register at the park office to explore the 1905 wreck of the tow barge, Madeira.
Hike 12 miles of trails, including 6 miles of self-guided trails. The best views are from the peak of the Day Hill Trail. There are also 6 miles of mountain bike trails. In winter, 8 miles of trails are groomed for cross-country skiing. Snowshoeing is permitted in the park, except on groomed trails. A warming house is available.
Camping in Split Rock Lighthouse State Park: The small campground here has some of the best views anywhere in the state. There are 20 cart-in sites for tents, 4 backpack-in sites, and 2 kayak sites accessible from Lake Superior. Picnic tables, fire rings, showers, and flush and vault toilets are available.
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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park is listed as one of our Top 10 North Shore Attractions.Download our Minnesota State Parks E-book to take with you on your travels: Minnesota State Parks: From Afton to Zippel Bay
Hunt for agates along the shore of Lake Superior.
Other State Parks in This Region of Minnesota: Gooseberry Falls State Park > Tettegouche State Park > George H. Crosby Manitou State Park > Temperance River State Park > Cascade River State Park > Judge C.R. Magney State Park > Grand Portage State Park
3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Road
Two Harbors, MN 55616
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