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George Crosby Manitou State Park

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Address: 5702 Hwy. 61, Tettegouche State Park, Silver Bay, MN 55614
Phone Number: 218-226-6365
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Activities: Hiking

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Decided to backpack in with my two teens and my friend with his teen. We reserved site 3 which was about 1.25 mile hike in. This is worth the drive to this park as it is very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Decided to backpack in with my two teens and my friend with his teen. We reserved site 3 which was about 1.25 mile hike in. This is worth the drive to this park as it is very remote. As other reviewers have said, there is no office or modern facilities. Our site was located right on the river and off... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Off the beaten north shore path, this state park is easy to miss. No office or facilities, but the place to go if you are looking to avoid the crowds during the busy season. Be aware that the paths are more rugged and less traveled than those at neighboring parks. Lots of roots and rocks, but doable. My 3 year... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stayed here as part of our Superior Hiking Trail trip. We were impressed with the lake, the various backpacker campsites, and the quiet atmosphere of the park. There are no state park employees or visitor center here. That can be positive or negative, but it is definitely a point of interest when staying here.

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Truely a gem of the State Park system in MN. An extremely grueling hike up and down about 7 vistas. The hike was only 4.2 miles but it was incredibly difficult to hike and follow the trail. We started on the middle trail and it took us down to the Cascades. Probably my favorite waterfalls in the state. You have... More 

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Long Prairie, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Expected it to be off HWY 61. It is not. But it was a pretty drive. Not a fan of the dirt roads on the way though! Did not get out to hike due to time constraints, just drove through but it will be nice to go take in a few of the hikes someday.

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Off the beaten trail, hiking and backpack camping state park well worth a visit for a day of hiking along river or stay overnight, especially at full moon for good views.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

This is a more primitive park and if you are sick of people, go here. It is a bit of a drive off the main drag, you have to go to the town of Finland and follow the sign. From the parking lot, there are many trails off into the woods. There is one water fall that is pretty to... More 

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Rochester MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2009

My three children (ages 12, 10, and 7) and I spent four days and three nights exploring Crosby Manitou SP in mid-September. Overall, the park has a rugged feel to it. The park is predominantly coniferous forests, with some deciduous trees (maple, aspen, birch, etc) mixed in. When we visited, the hardwoods were in their early fall colors and added... More 

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