March 27, 2017
Grand Superior Lodge is just 2 miles from the famous Gooseberry Falls State Park, and just a short drive from a variety of other magnificent falls. Take advantage of our State Park Package and experience a North Shore waterfall tour!
Gooseberry Falls -Two Harbors, MN (1.9 mi)
A crowd pleaser of the North Shore, Gooseberry Falls is an easy hike that takes you on a loop around the upper, middle and lower falls. Visitors can view the river and the way it flows into Lake Superior from numerous spots along the winding trail. If you are going to stop anywhere, Gooseberry Falls is a place you don’t want to miss.
Cascades at Split Rock - Two Harbors, Minnesota (9.3 mi)
While visiting Split Rock Lighthouse, hike the 5-mile loop to experience unforgettable views of the river’s cascades.
Beaver River Falls – Beaver Bay, Minnesota (15.7 mi)
Beaver River is known for its series of cascades and falls that drop 300 feet and flows into the Sedate Bay. Take Highway 61 as it takes you around the bay to the East Beaver Bay to experience the river from a different perspective!
Tettegouche State Park – Silver Bay, Minnesota (21.1 mi)
Tettegouche State Park is the place to go for overlooks that feature incredible views of Lake Superior, superb birdwatching, challenging rock climbing and finally, breathtaking waterfalls. The park has two popular waterfalls called the High Falls and the Illgen Falls. Both within a short hiking distance of one another, Illegan Falls is a 40 foot cascade which flows to High Falls 70 foot waterfall. Although High Falls is a favorite amongst most hikers, check them both off your list while visiting the park for an unforgettable day!
Caribou Falls – Beaver Bay, Minnesota (33.2 mi )
While hiking the scenic Superior Hiking Trail on Minnesota’s North Shore, don’t miss out on experiencing the beautiful 35 foot Caribou waterfall on the Caribou River. The hike will allow you to get the perfect view of the Caribou River gorge before declining to the falls.
Manitou State Park – Finland, Minnesota (35.9 mi)
Visit Manitou State Park to encounter waterfalls within the first mile of hiking. The George H. Crosby Manitou State Park is a little more inland than most of the parks along the North Shore, but is one that is a definite must-see.
First glance at the waterfalls: