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Tettegouche State Park

On Hwy 61 60 miles NE of Duluth/5 miles NE of Silver Bay

218-226-6365 (visitor center)

Shovel Point Photo © 2014 Chad Jones

Visitor Center
Open year round
Heated restroom facilities at Gooseberry are usually available through most of October, but generally not during the winter months. 

Waterfalls
3 falls, including the highest waterfall contained entirely within Minnesota

Shovel Point
Shovel Point - Great for Rock Climbing

Historical Sites
Tettegouche Camp is on the National Register of Historic Places; cabins of the old hunting camp are now rented as walk, bike, or ski-in lodging.

Picnic area
tables with both open & enclosed shelters

Hiking
22 miles; part of the Superior Hiking Trail; trails to Lake Superior, Shovel Point, up the Baptism River, to all 3 falls, throughout the park and to overlooks.

Rock Climbing
There are many climbing routes in Tettegouche State Park. Shovel Point has climbing routes for the beginner and expert climber. Palisade Head, which is also in the park, has many climbing routes for the advanced and expert climber. 

Mountain Biking
1.5 miles; on service road to Tettegouche Camp

Fishing
in the Baptism River and in Lake Superior for steelhead, brook trout and salmon.

Camping
28 drive-in sites, 60' RV length limit; 13 cart-in sites, 6 walk-in sites, 1 kayak site, flush toilets, showers, a dumping station near the park, public phones; firewood and ice are sold at the park

Cabins
4 log cabins with kitchenettes and woodstove heat on Mic Mac Lake for walk, bike, or ski-in lodging; includes shower/toilet building and common lodge

Cross-country skiing
25K; all groomed for classic (diagonal) stride with a warming house

Snowmobiling
12 miles including access trail to the North Shore State Snowmobile Trail

Silver Bay Lodging and Dining

Little Marais Lodging and Dining

Birding
bird checklist for Tettegouche State Park

Maps of Tettegouche State Park

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