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Address: Grand Portage, MN
Phone Number: 2184752360
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Description: Managed by the Ojibwe tribe, this area leads to Minnesota's tallest...
Managed by the Ojibwe tribe, this area leads to Minnesota's tallest waterfalls.
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Beautiful and unspoilt

I'm a bit bias as my family cleared most of the trails before it became a state park but it's beautiful. Of course one of the main attractions is the waterfall which is the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I'm a bit bias as my family cleared most of the trails before it became a state park but it's beautiful. Of course one of the main attractions is the waterfall which is the tallest in Minnesota falling into the Pigeon river but all the trails are worth walking. it's so quiet and peaceful, definitely worth a stop

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iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The best thing we did ever...and soooo worth the stop..the waterfalls were just beautiful and the prettiedt2we ever seen... You will not be disappointed. ..about a mile walk easy easy paths for walkers and wheelchairs. ..there are steps to get different views but not a necessity to use or go on..pictures to come

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midwest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I feel a little guilty even rating this because we truly did only Griswold the falls, but I'm sure the rest of it is just as good. High Falls is an easy 15-20 minute walk from the parking lot with an amazing view. You can throw a rock to Canada!

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Amsterdam, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There's not much to add to the other excellent reviews here. The waterfall is well worth the short hike. The visitor center is very nice, too. Plus it's all free!

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Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

When near Grand Marais, traveling into Canada or back into the States, one must definitely make time to take the walk through the visitors center and enjoy a pleasant and easy walk to see the High Falls. It is paved and easy access. There are not signs to tell you what to look for as there are some small trails... More 

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Virginia, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

With no park fees this is an affordable stop on the North Shore. A great visitors center complete with bathrooms, museum, and gift shop is located just across from the parking lot. The trail from the visitors center to the high falls, Minnesota's tallest waterfall, is very well maintained and easily navigated by most. Beautiful views await you at Grand... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Breath taking views from both Minnesota side and Canadian side! There is no camping ground here. There's Grand Portage Trading Post where you can buy everything, about 6 miles into Minnesota.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was the third stop on a long day of driving and trying see as many of the very beautiful and historic sites along the north shore of Lake Superior as you can jam into one day. We learned you can't do the area justice in one day, however, Grand Portage State Park is a “do not miss” stop along... More 

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Little Falls, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This park was great! The visitors center is really nice, they have a gift shop and plumbing!! :) We only visited the high falls. The hike was super easy and paved. We did it with two very small children. The falls are gorgeous! Well worth the drive.

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Otsego, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is an absolutely beautiful, must see place to visit. The park boasts the highest waterfall in the state of Minnesota, right on the US-Canada border. The path to the falls is very accessible and is about an easy half mile walk on the boardwalk. The visitor center has a great exhibit hall chronicling the journey American Indians took to... More 

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Additional Information about Grand Portage State Park

Address: Grand Portage, MN
Phone Number: 2184752360
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Portage
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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