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Grand Portage State Park

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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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MINNESOTA'S LARGEST WATERFALLS

Don't miss this stop on your trip. Staff friendly, courteous polite. Water falls easily accessible for all ages by a, short walk on well maintained board walk with benches.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Hancock
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Don't miss this stop on your trip. Staff friendly, courteous polite. Water falls easily accessible for all ages by a, short walk on well maintained board walk with benches.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Stopped to stretch our legs, visit the park. The falls were spectacular, bring a camera! The hike is simple, and worth the small time it takes.

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Kansas City, Mo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We arrived here early morning. 1st car in parking lot. Got a map and off we went. We thought it was 1/2 mile hike but seemed farther. Wear bug repellent. The mosquitos were size of horse flies. Walk was paved and shaded. View points were great. Took photos and videos to play when I want to remember this peaceful time.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 396 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Grand Portage State Park is a small park and is located on Highway 61 at the far northeastern tip of Minnesota. To find the park drive north 7 miles from Grand Portage, Minnesota and turn left into the last parking lot in the state before you exit the country. If you drive up to the US Customs and Immigration building... More 

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

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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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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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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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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