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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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The park is great with excellent views of the lake. Be warned its a popular stop and crowds on the weekend can make it really busy. There is a really nice visitors center with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The park is great with excellent views of the lake. Be warned its a popular stop and crowds on the weekend can make it really busy. There is a really nice visitors center with displays about the lighthouse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I grew up going to the North Shore and just love visiting Split Rock Lighthouse. We didn't watch the video but did do the 20 minute guided tour which I recommend. Nice Visitor Center with some historical artifacts. Highly recommended a stop. It took is about 1.5 hours to look around which included walking down to the lake.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was a nice lighthouse to tour. Watch the movie and learn about building the lighthouse. It was interesting to tour the living quarters. You can take the steps, all 179 of them down to the shore. Cool!

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My girlfriend and I love this state park. Even though it was very foggy, we enjoyed the park for part of the day. The Day Hill hike is a must! The view from the rock to the right of the fireplace is the best! We had cart in site #17, great view of lighthouse on a cliff. 16 seemed to... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Split Rock Lighthouse is now run by the Minnesota Historical Society and the surrounding area is a State Park. What a great combination! If you have never seen this and you are any where close it would be worth your time to go and visit. Take a guided tour from the Historical Society and then go down to the picnic... More 

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

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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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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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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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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Address: 3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616
Phone Number: 218-226-6377
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Two Harbors

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