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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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Well-known and often photographed lighthouse dating back to the 1920s.

Well-known and often photographed lighthouse dating back to the 1920s.

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Neatest lighthouse!

This is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world! I've seen it in many calendars over the years. I can see why. It is very high up on a cliff. It's incredibly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world! I've seen it in many calendars over the years. I can see why. It is very high up on a cliff. It's incredibly well taken care of. You can see the insides of several of the buildings, including the keepers quarters and of course, the lighthouse itself. Once when... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends I explored the trails around split rock in early November. The views were beautiful, and lots of places to take pictures.

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Thank Koala B
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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321 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Great view and lighthouse experience Has been time honored stop on this road for years. Lots of Seagull. If you feed them you will get a big rush of them.

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Thank MikeJennyQ
New York
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Make sure you visit the museum to learn the history of this lighthouse which was quite interesting and walk down the staircase. You will be rewarded with a grand view of the lighthouse.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

It was beautiful to visit a park well known in the summer, in the winter. The snow made for an incredible scene with the cliff, beach and lake.

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We stopped for the afternoon- took an overview tour which was very informational. Then toured the lighthouse and keeper's house on our own, era dressed staff were very friendly and had the answers to our many questions. Then the hike down and back to the beach is challenging if you stay close to Lake Superior, otherwise there is a little... More 

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Thank Lisa1098
Pittsburgh, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

For years I've wanted to see this lighthouse, I was not disappointed. Approaching from the south, we stopped at a scenic overlook and got our first look at Split Rock...beautiful. We took a tour of light and the grounds, I love every part of it. It was well worth the trip, traveling along Lake Superior is an amazing journey.

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Thank Mike W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This lighthouse is easy to approach and offers a great view of Lake Superior. You can climb up to the light, or not, and still feel as if you visited a lighthouse.

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Thank Csbestwriter
Verona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Some day I will make it for the lighting. I've been here several times and it is always beautiful. Friendly staff.

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Thank bdtiedt
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Had so much fun and be prepared to climb some stairs down to the lake, worth the climb. Our day happened to be a 60 degree day, don't forget your camera.

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