Gooseberry Falls State Park, Two Harbors

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#1 of 70 in Trails in Minnesota
Home to a four-level waterfall and some of the best trout fishing in the state, Gooseberry Falls State Park is a haven for people seeking outdoor activity and scenic views. Located on the North Shore of Lake Superior, this park offers 29 km (18 mi) of hiking trails and 13 km (8 mi) of mountain biking trails. See waterfalls rush into the river gorge, visit the ancient lava flow nearby, walk along the lake's shoreline, or explore the forests, keeping an eye out for the area's diverse wildlife. Several sites are available at the park's campground, and you can make reservations in advance online. Stop by the Joseph N. Alexander Visitor Center and gift shop to learn more about the park's offerings and history. By using our Two Harbors itinerary maker tool, you can arrange your visit to Gooseberry Falls State Park and other attractions in Two Harbors.
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  • We have been here multiple times and there is something about coming here in the Winter that adds to the beauty of it. The crowds are significantly smaller, it’s more peaceful and open. We recommend.....  more »
  • We have visited Gooseberry Falls State Park in all seasons, it is always beautiful. We hike 1 mile along the left side of Gooseberry River to the suspended bridge over the Fifth Falls then 1 mile...  more »

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