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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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Rude and uncaring employees

We did 220 mile round trip North Shore road today. Maine are we wanted to see was Split Rock. We... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Portland, Maine

What a great attraction it is such a nice place to visit. The cost is $10.00 to get in and well... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Chaska, Minnesota
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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%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6377
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We did 220 mile round trip North Shore road today. Maine are we wanted to see was Split Rock. We are traveling and exploring 7 states this month. Have been seeing the country and hopefully soon every state in our rv. First negative was it...More

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

What a great attraction it is such a nice place to visit. The cost is $10.00 to get in and well worth the money .

Thank thewarden501
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The Split Rock Lighthouse is well kept and quite attractive. What I liked was that the mirror was still rotating, showing how it worked. The visitor center was a good place for the grandkids to run off some energy on a cool and misty day....More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The day were drove by the lighthouse it was raining and visibility was poor. We decided not the do the tour of the lighthouse and just visited the gift shop.

Thank cuzn
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our family went there and it is beautiful. Nice view of Lake Superior from the Lighthouse. There is a path where you can hike down to shoreline on Lake Superior as well. However, there are no gas station or restaurants nearby. The closest one is...More

1  Thank Lee T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Love this lighthouse on the cliff. My husband was in the Coast Guard and was stationed at Two Harbors Light Station. Friends were stationed at Split Rock - a very unique lighthouse!

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 23 July 2017 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 22 July 2017

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 11 July 2017

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 5 July 2017

We stopped at the park but realized you had to pay. We went back to 61 and looked from the scenic overlook down the road.

Thank Ryan K
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8 September 2017|
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Response from Daveptaz | Reviewed this property |
to me the best place to view it is from the beach area by the picnic grounds in the park south of the lighthouse and along the walking trail. that is where the majority of the pictures are taken. you still need to have the... More
19 September 2016|
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Response from MNFrmGrl | Reviewed this property |
You would need a State Park permit to go hiking in the park. Daily permits are $5 per vehicle.
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