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Split Rock Lighthouse

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Address: 3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616
Phone Number: 218-226-6372
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Description: Well-known and often photographed lighthouse dating back to the 1920s.

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Wonderful historic lighthouse high on a rock cliff

To get more out of your visit read up on the Lighthouse on Wikipedia and other sites, and watch this video of the history of the rigors and challenges to build and maintain the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Katie M
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Minnesota City, Minnesota
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Minnesota City, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

To get more out of your visit read up on the Lighthouse on Wikipedia and other sites, and watch this video of the history of the rigors and challenges to build and maintain the lighthouse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlJvhljl-GA There are several areas to explore---the beautiful lighthouse itself, the keeper's homes, the walk along the cliff top to where the old tram was... More 

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Two Harbors, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

We live in the area and Split Rock is our "go to" for visitors! So much history of the area and spectacular views of Lake Superior!

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New Richmond, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

beautiful look out from on top of the lighthouse with the fall colors & great photos awesome history of light house

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Madison, Wisconsin
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I am a lighthouse nerd, never can pass one without stopping. This one is truly amazing, can not get a much prettier setting. The lighthouse itself was not open when we went but that was ok, the walking trail gave lots of good photo ops. A must see when in Duluth!

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Arlington, Texas
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31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Loved view from lighthouse, and enjoyed watching the video about the area. This video is changed from time to time, and always informational and engaging. They also have many things to look at in the building explaining how the lighthouse came to be and how it was built so many years ago. During the summer months, there are also real... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

The lighthouse is truly majestic. Also, be sure to stop by the iconic Betty's Pies on your way back to Two Harbors.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

One of Duluth's most attractive place. Nice staff welcome you and share historical story. I've been this place 3 times and never feel bored. The light house is located on the cliff with fantastic view of the Great lake.

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Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Split Rock is a great place to visit during a trip to the North Shore. Hike the path down where they used to haul the materials up from the shore. You'll wish you had a bottle of water with you or hadn't been so lazy and went to the gym more often on the return trip up. Going up in... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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93 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Beautiful views of Lake Superior and great exhibits in the exhibit hall. Be prepared for a very windy experience and there is a $6.00/day, $25.00/year fee for the State Park, but it is so worth it! Beautiful old brick buildings that have been there since the shipwrecks called for the need in the early 20th century. Breathtaking views!

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Stillwater
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Have been here many times over the years, but always enjoy the place. Magnificent view, picturesque setting, interesting history.

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