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Temperance River State Park

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Address: 7620 West Hwy 61, Schroeder, MN 55613
Phone Number: 2186637476
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Activities: Hiking, Camping
Description: Intriguing because of its narrow gorge which has created many potholes...
Intriguing because of its narrow gorge which has created many potholes along the bottom of the river.
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Looks like the gorges of New Hampshire

The park is right off the highway. In 2014 I explored the lakeshore. This month I hiked inland to explore the gorge. It was a perfect day to do so. The hiking guide speaks about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
lakwatsera2014
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East Granby, Connecticut
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East Granby, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The park is right off the highway. In 2014 I explored the lakeshore. This month I hiked inland to explore the gorge. It was a perfect day to do so. The hiking guide speaks about 7 overlooks and (dangerous) precipes. A lesson on geology (glacial potholes, erosion, former dried up waterfalls). The hidden falls are intriguing (just don't peer too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Full of beauty, lots of waterfalls and swimming holes. Hiking trails are nice. Go on both sides of bridge and you won't be sorry. Bathrooms are really clean

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We camped in the lower camp ground at site 57, it is a small but private site location. If you choose the sites in the 40's most of them are off of Lake Superior, the 50's are mostly on the back side of them and closer to the freeway, you cannot see the freeway but you can definitely hear it... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The Temperance River State Park is located about a mile north of Schroeder, Minnesota and about 28 miles south of Grand Marais. Schroeder is about 80 miles north of Duluth and about 230 miles north of Minneapolis. This Park is one of the many great State Parks on Minnesota’s North Shore. I visited this Park on a Friday morning in... More 

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Virginia, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Our fifth state park in two days, we didn't spend a lot of time here and are sure there is a lot more to see. We hiked the Temperance River Gorge Trail and enjoyed a pit of rock climbing. Good for a short visit if you have an hour or two to burn.

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Okoboji, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This park offers a nice hike with some interesting water falls. You can also jump onto the Superior Hiking Trail from the park's trails and hike up to Carlton Peak which offers great views and is actually now part of the park. This time we just hiked the river with a series of falls and very deep cuts through the... More 

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Arlington, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Minnesota refers to its North Shore state parks as the system's "Crown Jewels" and with good reason. They are absolutely spectacular. Each one is unique and must be experienced on its own. With that said, I have to admit that I have a soft spot in my heart for Temperance River, almost a hidden beauty, and misnamed for sure, because... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is simply our favorite place to camp on the north shore. I can't recall how many times I've been there. For camping, the upper loop basically has no bad sites. Some electric, some not. The lower campground is also nice, but some sites are very close to Hwy 61 so more noisy. There are also some cart in sites.... More 

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Otsego, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We stopped at the park on our way up to Grand Marais. We first checked out the east side of the park (on the lake) and had a picnic lunch right near the beach. Temperance River is said to be the only river that flows into Superior without a sandbar. It was a great sight to see. There were some... More 

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Orlando, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We stopped at Temperance River State Park on the way up Highway 61 from Duluth to Grand Portage, MN. The State Park is on either side of the road in Schroeder, which is about 63 miles (1.15 hours) South of Grand Portage, or about 80 miles (1.5 hours from Duluth). There was adequate parking on either side of the road... More 

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Address: 7620 West Hwy 61, Schroeder, MN 55613
Phone Number: 2186637476
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Schroeder

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