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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fee: Yes
Description: Well-known and often photographed lighthouse dating back to the 1920s.

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Pretty lighthouse

It was cool to go to the lighthouse. The view from here is amazing. I enjoyed seeing the home where the keepers stayed. It's a great place to go if you enjoy history. It was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Billings, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

$9 was worth paying each just for the view of the surrounding cliffs and fog rolling in over Lake Superior.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

It was cool to go to the lighthouse. The view from here is amazing. I enjoyed seeing the home where the keepers stayed. It's a great place to go if you enjoy history. It was interesting reading about the lighthouse and its history.

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Sarona, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I together with our friends, decided to stop to see the lighthouse. Even though admission was $9.00 per person we decided to go in. We took the 20 minute tour with a very knowledgeable guide then proceeded on our own to go thru the lighthouse and outbuildings. I'm not sure this was worth $9.00 per person but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

To visit the lighthouse up close it is $9 per adult. I wasn't willing to pay that. I did want a view of the lighthouse though so I paid the $5 vehicle fee to get into the state park. You can drive to pebble beach and get the post card view of the light house. It is beautiful from here!... More 

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iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

one of my dreams was to see this lighthouse, it was $8 a person to get on and it is well worth the stop there is a scenic overlook before you get to the lighouse and that is soo worth the stoo as well to actualyl see it on the rock itself. Theres about 36 steps and you can actually... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

iconic north shore pitstop, majestic perch over lake superior, even after taking the kids over a half dozen times over the years they are always excited to return

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Turnersville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Split Rock Lighthouse is a great place to visit. It offers a history behind why a lighthouse was needed, and how the keepers lived and worked. One of the best things it has to offer is awesome views of Lake Superior. From the rock cliff, to the top of the lighthouse, to the shores of the Lake, there are many... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I wanted to do some hiking and also wanted to see a lighthouse during our trip to Duluth. Split Rock is about 20-25 minutes from Duluth and you can take the scenic North Shore drive to get there. The drive and the lighthouse are beautiful and with the trails you can access from the parking lot, I was extremely happy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Even though we seem to stop in here about every 5 years this place still has an allure for us. Between the views and the historic lighthouse we try to make this a stop. Take time to explore the keepers house and enjoy the exhibits detailing the lake. And finally take a walk down to the beach and check out... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very interesting. This has a bit of Northern Minnesota history and some shipping history as well. It was worth the stop.

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Additional Information about Split Rock Lighthouse

Address: 3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616
Phone Number: 218-226-6372
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Two Harbors
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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