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.
- Open in fall
- Open in winter
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 1499 reviews
Waterfalls were flowing fast during visit. Got great pictures. Know that there are a significant amount of stairs if you want to see everything but you can get to the lower falls via wheelchair. The...
— MNviews, May 11, 2020
My wife and I generally make two trips to this state park each year- a February snowshoe outing and a May birdwatching/hiking outing. We just visited, and found the trails very food for snowshoeing...
— Donald A, February 19, 2020
We stoped here for a visit when I reunited with my two children that I gave up for adoption. It was lovely. Absolutely beautiful. Lots a fun and made great pics to add to out Memories. The gift shop...
— sarajackson611, February 16, 2020
This falls at Gooseberry Falls was so beautiful, I have never seen more water than the fall if 2019! We try to camp here each fall for the fall colors and we always spent a day hiking around the...
— Cindy W, February 12, 2020
Love the north shore. All this park is lacking is a campground with electricity. Great hiking. Incredible photo opportunities!
— nancywB2104ME, February 11, 2020