Gooseberry Falls State Park, Two Harbors

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Must see · Biking Trail · State Park
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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  • Stunning place to visit; beautiful falls, 2 within 10 minutes easy walking of parking lot, very nice visitors center.  more »
  • I hgighly recommend visiting the falls! I have a torn meniscus and was able to walk all levels of the falls area. This is an annual trip we like to make in the fall to experience all the colors but....  more »
  • Hiking trails are beautiful in any season. Multiple waterfalls. Shoes with traction/spikes recommended in winter. Groomed cross country ski trails in season. Beautiful nature, lovely facilities. Interpretive learning center [as of 2/2021, closed due to COVID-19] has super neat exhibits. Great fun for adults and children.
  • Plan it out ahead what you want to see. Lots of trails. And alternative routes.

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