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Gooseberry Falls State Park, Two Harbors
(4.8/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
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. Arrange to visit Gooseberry Falls State Park and other attractions in Two Harbors using our Two Harbors trip builder.
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  • Walked the falls loop and enjoyed the beautiful scenery. Stop by this beautiful park!! The walking is pretty easy and the waterfalls are scenic! 
  • Gotta stop and walk around the state parks. First time up at the north shore and will come back. Real nice 
  • We love walking this park, such a beautiful setting. We have been there is Winter, Spring and Fall. Fall is my favorite, but I would go anytime! 
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  • Amazing place. We walked miles! The biggest waterfalls are nearby and easy to acces. you can then hike farther back to see others. Great trails. Well-maintained. This has been a favorite place since I was a child.
  • Stopped here while driving the MN North Shore. Walked down to the falls, and then down to the beach. Neat, neat place. The falls are very beautiful, very scenic, and the park is well-build out with paths and walkways. The beach is fine, but it's rocky -- smooth, polished stone, and not a lot of sand. Apparently, there's a lot of agate in the area, but I saw none (though, wasn't really looking). Beautiful, will absolutely revisit.
  • This place was beautiful. I highly recommend going and bringing your camera. There is a tourist information center and gift shop with a nice selection of items to purchase. It was clean the trails were well-marked and it was easy to get around. It is worth the drive.
  • Cannot recommend this place enough! The whole area was absolutely gorgeous. Lots of hiking trails, lots of great places to get close to the water, and a view of Lake Superior as well! The visitors center was really informative and interesting. Very cool!
  • I love it! climbing around on the waterfalls and rock formations! Easy to climb on and water feels refreshing on my feet in November. Try the water that is filtered by the cliff! amazing!