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Address: Grand Portage, MN
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Minnesota's tallest waterfall at 120 feet.

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My husband and I enjoyed a week of playing along Lake Superior. One of our top picks was walking the short distance to High Falls. Definitely worth the stop. Cool that Canada... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I enjoyed a week of playing along Lake Superior. One of our top picks was walking the short distance to High Falls. Definitely worth the stop. Cool that Canada was the opposite side of the river.

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TUCSON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I like walking along the boardwalk for the short distance of maybe a half a mile to and as you walk to see wild berries growing alongside the path ,And to see the Pigeon River flowing along on the north side for right across is Canada. And then you hear the falls, Nicely built stairs and you have the most... More 

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Orlando, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

High Falls are located behind the visitor's center in Grand Portage, MN. The visitor's center is just south of the US Customs & Border Protection port of entry. The center isn't particularly well signed, but it has a large parking lot that is visible from the road. The center has clean restrooms and water fountains, and provides lots of information... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a relatively easy trail on a boardwalk (less than 10 minutes) and up some steps (at the end) to reach a big (100+') waterfalls that mists and sprays and provides several good photo opportunities as you gaze over the canyon and river to Canada. Worth visiting to walk through the forest, hear the water and then reach the... More 

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DeWitt, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We drive to Grand Portage State Park (1/2 mile from the Canadian border) and park our car in the large paved lot. While we walk the easy half mile trail through a forest, we can hear the sounds of rushing water. We climb the 30+/- steps to a wooden deck that allows us to get a closer look at High... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It is a beautiful, relaxing walk to a breathtaking view of the falls! Very nice trail makes it very easy to walk. Don't forget your camera!

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Hugo, Minnesota
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Less than one mile from the Canadian border, the High Falls of the Pigeon River that borders the US and Canada is proably the easiest walk of any place along the north shore. Paved all the way with ramps, so that wheelchair can make it almost all the way up. A little known thing is that as you are on... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Quick hike to the top. Avoid the stairs and take the ramp. Very slippery on paved trail and wooden boardwalk: better to visit after snow has melted. Or grab hiking poles and clets for the bottom of your shoes!

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Minnesota
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We hiked to the falls on our way home from a trip to Canada. It was a tough hike, especially for the younger members, but worthwhile in the end. Can't wait to head back!

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

At the lower part of Pigeon River, which separates Minnesota and Ontario, the river is a progression of rapids and falls. The parks hiking trail lead inland from the Information Centre’s car park to the beautiful and picturesque outlook at Middle Falls and High Falls – the highest in Minnesota. Along the way we spied stunning vistas of the largest... More 

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Additional Information about High Falls

Address: Address: Grand Portage, MN
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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