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Gooseberry Falls State Park

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Gooseberry Falls State Park

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Nancy F wrote a review Nov 21
Clinton, MN39 contributions4 helpful votes
Beautiful day trip and lots of hiking trails. Stunning fall colors were just beginning. Very little parking was available by the information center. Be sure to plan ahead and buy a parking passing online and print prior to arriving to save time standing in lines.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Richard H wrote a review Nov 12
Litchfield, Minnesota100 contributions16 helpful votes
We stopped briefly to walk the falls and take some pictures. It had rained the night before so the falls were spectacular. Walk ways make it easy and safe to get around .
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Date of experience: November 2020
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LadyPaddler wrote a review Oct 2020
Eau Claire, Wisconsin102 contributions15 helpful votes
I was touring many parks , so I parked in the lot at this one and hiked a short ways to the rocky shoreline. Took some pics and spent some peaceful time there. Literally saw no one else....late September 2020. The lava flow rocks there were interesting and even though cloudy and cool, I enjoyed the view of the expansive water. There are several long hiking trails from the parking lot, too.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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jmpncsu wrote a review Oct 2020
Raleigh, North Carolina4,053 contributions1,104 helpful votes
We visited Gooseberry Falls with our dog while driving up the North Shore. It's just a short hike from the visitor center to the waterfall, which is actually made up of several drops. The water level wasn't too high when we visited so we were able to climb around the rocks in the river bed to view all the different sections of the waterfall. It's a lot of fun and great photo opportunities. We also hiked further up to Fifth Falls about a mile upstream. All of the waterfalls are really scenic with potholes and little caves in the rock. Awesome place and definitely worth a stop if passing through the area.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Instig8r75 wrote a review Oct 2020
Rhinelander, Wisconsin20 contributions4 helpful votes
This park is BEAUTIFUL and highly recommended. But we weren’t expecting it to be so BUSY! We purposely visited mid-week, after peak fall color to avoid crowds but that didn’t work at all. After coming to the park about 3pm on a Wednesday and finding NO PARKING at the wayside parking lot, we chose to come back the next morning about 9am. By the time we left about 11:30am, the parking lots were packed again. And the weather was cold and dreary! Crazy! Regardless, we hiked the Falls View Loop and a little bit of the Superior Hiking Trail upstream of Upper Falls. The falls are spectacular and the “castle” was pretty cool too!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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