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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

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Address: 3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616
Phone Number: 218-226-6377
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Activities: Hiking
Description: This 2,075-acre area with more than 12 miles of hiking paths is the site...
This 2,075-acre area with more than 12 miles of hiking paths is the site of the well-known Split Rock Lighthouse.
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I enjoyed very much the scenery and history of the Light House. The guides were very knowledgeable and answered all questions.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Augusta, Georgia
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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed very much the scenery and history of the Light House. The guides were very knowledgeable and answered all questions.

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Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Beautiful hiking and views, interesting historical area with lively gift shop. picnic areas. Been here at many different times of year, always as something new to offer.

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Blaine, Minnesota
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6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

This place is awesome. There are lots of trails and information about the area. The rock beach is perfect for skipping stones. My kids loved exploring the area. The light house is very cool but unfortunately we could go in. It's open from the second weekend in may until October. A must see while in two harbors! Very friendly staff.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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36 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The park was open, but the lighthouse itself isn't open except mid-May thru mid-October. However, we were able to walk around the outside. It seemed impecabbly maintained! They also give you about 6 or 7 spots on a map that give good photo ops. A couple of them would be easily done even from your car if you can't climb... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

When my parents and I first moved to the North Shore of MN back in 1998 we were told the history of a lot of attractions within the area. One in particular was Split Rock Lighthouse. Every year around mid-November they ring a bell for all the members who died on the iron ore ship the Edmund Fitzgerald. I would... More 

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St. Paul, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

After looking at the Lighthouse itself, and not being able to use some trails, we drove down to the Trail Center and hiked from there. Only reason I did not rate excellent is so people realize not everything is open yet. It is still worth the trip however. We were here earlier this year for the candlelight hike (awesome!!) and... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We made this a quick trip since it was -15, but it was simply beautiful! We opted for a short hike to the shore where you can see the light house in the distance. So pretty in the winter!

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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We love history combined with geocaching so we totally loved visiting this area on our 45th wedding anniversary! The fall colours were just starting to appear at the end of Sept. We'd love to come back to the area.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I had reservations about stopping here, because frankly we are NOT big history buffs, and our two young boys even less so. But we had a WONDERFUL stay, really one of our favorite camping experiences on the North Shore. We opted for a backpacking site which was right on the lake shore and our kids spent hours and hours just... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Informational, interesting and beautiful. We stopped here for a short time on the first day of our 15 day road trip. Even though this is a mere 3 hours from our home, it was one of our favorite stops on our 4,000+ mile road trip.

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