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Gooseberry State Park

 

On Hwy 61 40 miles NE of Duluth/12 miles NE of Two Harbors

218-834-3855 (visitor center)

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cross country  and downhill ski rentals.

Gooseberry State Park in Minnesota invites the public to re-visit the recently completed trails, overlook plaza and highway/pedestrian bridge.

Visitor Center
Open year round; offers naturalist and interpretive programs, exhibits, restrooms & a gift shop.
Heated restroom facilities at Gooseberry are usually available through most of October, but generally not during the winter months. 

Waterfalls
five waterfalls north of Highway 61 down to Lake Superior

Historic Sites
several buildings & the original bridge are part of the Civilian Conservation Corp and are on the National Register of Historic Places

Picnic Area
tables & an enclosed area

Hiking
18 miles; part of the Superior Hiking Trail & several small spur trails to waterfalls, overlooks, up the river and down to Lake Superior

Mountain Biking
12 miles; hard-packed dirt trails begin north of the highway

Fishing
in the river and on Lake Superior for steelhead, brook trout and salmon.

Camping
70 drive-in sites; including 3 pull-through sites (40' RV length limit),1 kayak site, flush toilets and showers, a dumping station, a group site, and public phones; firewood and ice are sold at the park

Cross-country Skiing
20K; all groomed for classic (diagonal) stride with a warming house

Snowmobiling
3 miles within park & 6-mile access trail to the North Shore State Snowmobile Trail

Birding
bird checklist for Gooseberry Falls State Park

Two Harbors Lodging and Dining

Beaver Bay Lodging and Dining

Maps of Gooseberry Falls State Park

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