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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6377
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History lesson

This is a great place if you enjoy history on the North Shore. There is not much to see inside the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fargo, North Dakota
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My favorite place on North Shore

Breath taking views! We didn't take the tour due to time, but it would be worth it.. only 20... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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This 2,075-acre area with more than 12 miles of hiking paths is the site of the well-known Split Rock Lighthouse.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6377
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great place if you enjoy history on the North Shore. There is not much to see inside the lighthouse but the caretakers house is wonderful and the stairs to the old tram is a fun dare if you are athletic!

Thank Leistikow
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Breath taking views! We didn't take the tour due to time, but it would be worth it.. only 20 minutes. The hike is a little strenuous. Probably a 2.5. I could just sit and listen to the waves all day. Good gift shop too!

Thank tmshock
Reviewed 6 days ago

For anyone who is in the area and have never been here it is a definite must see attraction. One of the most picturesque photographed lighthouses in the USA you will see why when you visit. There are also campsites here with amazing views of...More

Thank MandySSS
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this lighthouse to be especially interesting as we were able to see the lens rotating. The place is very well kept up and there are a lot of activities to keep the grandkids (4-11) busy and amused.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stopped at Split Rock Lighthouse when vacationing up the Minnesota North Shore. It was a Friday mid-afternoon, so it was kind of busy there, but it was well worth the stop! I enjoy touring various lighthouses when I travel, so I thought checking...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Along with visiting the lighthouse, be sure to walk down to the shore. Worth the exercise! The perspective of being on the shore and looking at the lighthouse is spectacular!

Thank puresynergy
Reviewed 1 week ago

As far as lighthouses go, I thought it was average at best and I don't see why it's so popular. Park employees weren't all the friendliest.

Thank Joel N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nature and history - what's not to love? A great family attraction that tells a great story of the area. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. There were costumed people placed through the exhibits to interact and answer questions. The lightkeepers house was well...More

Thank MnPolishPrincess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not visit the lighthouse, but went down to the coast just south of the light house to walk on the trail. Beautiful and peaceful area for family outing or couples getaway.

Thank Deon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful visit even with four teenagers. It's also a good place to come on a nice day with a picnic basket full of lunch to get in touch with your nature side. You have nothing to lose by coming here for a visit.

Thank BigFamily88
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19 September 2016|
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Response from Tragnar | Reviewed this property |
There are many great views of the light house from Split Rock State Park which also required as vehicle day pass. However there are admission fees to be on the grounds of the light house. It is set up as a historical sight... More
10 November 2015|
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Response from ROBERT R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sandy, We were there in Sept and had quite a crowd then. Would surely call the park and check. Mary