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Gooseberry Falls State Park

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Address: Hwy 61, Two Harbors, MN 55616
Phone Number: 2185957100
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Activities: Hiking
Description: This North Shore park is home to a spectacular four-level waterfall...
This North Shore park is home to a spectacular four-level waterfall, scenic overlooks and is ideal for trout fishing.
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Breathe taking views!!

Highly recommend taking the family to see the falls. Even if hour alone its worth the walk. The kids had a great time and as I said in the start. The views are breathe taking!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Chetek, Wisconsin, United States
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Chetek, Wisconsin, United States
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend taking the family to see the falls. Even if hour alone its worth the walk. The kids had a great time and as I said in the start. The views are breathe taking!!

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is the natural highlight of the Lake Superior North shore drive in Minnesota. This site has easy access trails for all, even those in wheel chairs. Although there can be many visitors I always find sitting on a rock near the falls with my feet in the water relaxing. There is a nice visitors center that helps you appreciate... More 

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the views this park has to offer. We made it from the lake to the falls just on the other side of the highway.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

When we lived in Two Harbors in the 1960's, we used to swim in the pool at the upper falls. Wonderful place to visit and lots of people there when we were there. Very popular place!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A definite stop! We are recurrent visitors. No entrance fee or parking fee. Many different levels of hiking available.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Hiked up to fifth falls with the kids! Was fun! We spent 3 hours there! Well layer our and trails nicely marked!

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Danbury, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great fun for an afternoon or all day. Lots of hiking trails with beautiful scenery. The grounds and buildings were well maintained. Had a really great time!

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We have been going here for years and every time it is great! It can be as short or as long a visit add your time allows. It could be only 30 minutes and good be happy with seeing the main sights or stay for the day to hike, picnic and climb. When we were here the falls weren't very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is a gem of a state park with plenty to see and do. Will definitely return for fall foliage changes. Wasn't lucky enough to find the gooseberries.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We hiked to the lower, middle, upper, and finally Fifth Falls. Such a beautiful park, well maintained trails, and great waterfalls (especially considering that it was August so not waterfall season). The hikes to the lower/middle/upper falls are very easy for anyone, but the hike to Fifth Falls is a little more technical on well maintained but natural trails.

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