Gooseberry Falls State Park3206 Highway 61 East
Two Harbors, MN 55616
From the town of Two Harbors, follow State Highway 61 northeast approximately 13 miles to the park.Get Directions
This popular North Shore park features spectacular waterfalls, scenic overlooks, a wonderful visitor center and superb trout fishing. Be sure to take in an interpretive program to learn more about the history, geology and wildlife of the North Shore. Park has campground, 20 miles hiking trails, 12 miles cross-country ski, 2 miles snowmobile trails. Trails run along the Gooseberry River, through aspen, cedar, spruce & pine forests. Mostly intermediate trails. There are only a few plowed winter tenting sites. Be advised that showers and flush toilets are also not available in winter, however there are still vault toilets for camper use.
Hours & DatesPhone reservations can be made by calling 866-857-2757 (TTY: 952-936-4008) Apr-Sep, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Daily; Oct-Mar, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon - Fri and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat & Sun CT.
- Daily camping maximum: $23.00
- Daily camping minimum: $17.00
Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, or $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
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Based on 1558 reviews
Great spot along the North Shore with a short hike to see the Middle and High Falls of the Gooseberry River. Probably the most popular spot along the North shore so expect crowds.
— TravelingSoccerLoon, November 28, 2020
Beautiful day trip and lots of hiking trails. Stunning fall colors were just beginning. Very little parking was available by the information center. Be sure to plan ahead and buy a parking passing...
— Nancy F, November 21, 2020
We stopped briefly to walk the falls and take some pictures. It had rained the night before so the falls were spectacular. Walk ways make it easy and safe to get around .
— I4231XIrichardh, November 12, 2020
I was touring many parks , so I parked in the lot at this one and hiked a short ways to the rocky shoreline. Took some pics and spent some peaceful time there. Literally saw no one else....late...
— LadyPaddler, October 30, 2020
We visited Gooseberry Falls with our dog while driving up the North Shore. It's just a short hike from the visitor center to the waterfall, which is actually made up of several drops. The water...
— jmpncsu, October 28, 2020