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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
cammci
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Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

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
15 helpful votes 15 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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140 reviews 140 reviews
86 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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Duluth
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66 reviews 66 reviews
5 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is the most beautiful Lighthouse, many pictures have been taken here. I love going down into the picnic area and walk along the path and find a spot to go down to the shore and look up at the Lighthouse. The picnic area is very nice. You can also go up in the lighthouse, and go through the Inn... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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34 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Driving the North Shore and decided to stop at Split Rock, it was late in the day so nothing was open. But was still a nice hike around the property and up to the Lighthouse. Not much to see but a lot of water, but it was still relaxing, and the views are amazing. In the warmer months I am... More 

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Minneapolis
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The visitor center was closed which was unfortunate. However, the views from the light house area were amazing. $5 parking fee for Cars.

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St. Paul, MN
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Even though the building are not open, it is still fun to hike around and see winter on Superior. The gift shop is open, they show movies and you can still hike - but not all of the trails. Friendly staff, glad we stopped.

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

During the summer months Duluth and almost the entire noerth shore can become quite the zoo of people and kids. During the Winter or late fall, you will find at almost every attraction on senic 61 will have about 25% of the visitors that they would otherwise have during peak months. During the winter the light house and keepers quarters... More 

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Minnesota
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9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I have been to the lighthouse on several occasions with photo groups or fellow photographers, always get different scenic views everytime. Love it! This is one of the most picturesque lighthouses I believe in the world how it sits on the rock. Beautiful!

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