Cascade River State Park 

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Cascade River State Park

3481 W Highway 61
Lutsen, MN 55612

10 miles southwest of Grand Marais, and approximately 265 miles from the Twin Cities. The office is located just off State Highway 61 at mile post 101.

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As the name implies, this park offers spectacular waterfalls in the heart of the North Shore country. Hike up the hills of birch and spruce forests for scenic overlooks of Lake Superior. 18 miles of hiking trails; 17 miles cross-country ski trails, connecting to a network of 196 km of North Shore trails. 2 miles snowmobile trails. Camping offered year round. Drive-in and backpack campsites are available.


Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
Book an online reservation 24 hours a day.
Phone reservations can be made by calling 866-857-2757 (TTY:

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