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 & DatesPark 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: 952-936-4008) Apr–Sep, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. D
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
- Open in summer
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Children's programs (scheduled, supervised)
- Evening entertainment (regularly scheduled)
- Located on a lake or river
- Bike trail
- Cross-country ski trail (groomed)
- Hiking trail
- Snowmobile trail (groomed)
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Number/Type of Campsites
- Number of RV/trailer-only sites: 3
- Number of tent or RV/trailer sites: 60
- Number of tent-only sites: 6
- Total number of campsites: 69
- Total number of campsites available in winter: 4
- Camping accessible to disabled
- Flush toilets in campground
- Group camp facilities
- Hot showers in campground
- Lodge/central building
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Pull-through sites
- Sanitary dump station
- Secluded campsites
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 1594 reviews
My husband and I were taking the Lake Superior Scenic North Shore drive and one of our stops was Gooseberry Falls State Park. We weren’t able to explore the entire park, but we enjoyed visiting the...
— Galeda, October 19, 2021
Stunning place to visit; beautiful falls, 2 within 10 minutes easy walking of parking lot, very nice visitors center.
— JoeNathan9249, October 14, 2021
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...
— Kelly M, October 10, 2021
Very popular spot so we drove around looking for a spot. Then realized we could pay $7 to park further into the park. Next time I will go straight to the pay spot. Great casual hike to see nature and...
— CHILLYmn, October 10, 2021
We went in the late afternoon just to see the falls. There is a very nice visitor center, gift shop and the middle falls is a short walk. You can also go down to the lower falls (which we did) or...
— Robin B, October 6, 2021