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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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This North Shore park is home to a spectacular four-level waterfall, scenic...

This North Shore park is home to a spectacular four-level waterfall, scenic overlooks and is ideal for trout fishing.

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Such a beautiful spot. You can't take a bad photo here--with people or landscape. Nice new facilities. Could use a dining option.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Sandra E
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such a beautiful spot. You can't take a bad photo here--with people or landscape. Nice new facilities. Could use a dining option.

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Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great scenery. Try to come early 8:30 9:30 am. No crowds at that time. I think the average stay is 2 hours. Great for a picnic. Nice gift shop. Very clean. Stay with children as you can walk very close to the multiple falls.

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Thank Steve H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Busy!!!!!!! Kinda ruins it. Dogs and people everywhere. I suggest arriving early. Water shoes are a must if you want to explore in the water.

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Belleville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went on a Friday. It was crowded, but people spread out on the hiking trails. Worth a visit. No park entry fee. Paved trails are wheel chair accessable.

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Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always love this stop. Beautiful views, great hiking. Recommend you get there early in the morning to beat the parking issues. They also have free guided tours throughout the day.

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Thank FamOf9
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Gooseberry falls was delightful. A lot of fun climbing around in the falls. Great places to take pictures.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Falls are very nice. Trails are paved or boarded and easy to use. Handrails on stairs. Parking on a mid-week day in the summer was frustrating.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had stayed in Duluth so got to the park at about 9 AM on a Saturday. There were still spots in the lot. We walked to the upper falls. Then we took the longer hike (about a mile) to the Fifth Falls. It is an easy walk and far less visited. Went to the lower falls when we returned.... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The large falls is very beautiful and can be seen from several areas and one for every able person. They have a very well done sidewalk with ramps for those who can't do the steps. But for those like me who want to go explore its rather easy to get up close and climb around. And now for the past... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gooseberry is the gem of the North Shore! Grand, alive, always the first place for Minnesotans and tourists to stop when heading up the North Shore!

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