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 1552 reviews
Our family really enjoyed the close hiking trails and climbing around on the rocks. It offered great views.
— A7472BHbriank, October 13, 2020
This state park is an excellent example of the contribution made by the CCC to the country in the early 20th century. There are numerous walking trails to take an interact with nature. The walk to...
— Richard S, October 13, 2020
This park has it all, beautiful fall color, the falls, great hiking, and gorgeous views. Such a treasure for Minnesota. Spend some time here and enjoy all it has to offer.
— srgauger, October 10, 2020
Absolutely stunning. Beautiful hiking and falls! Little crowded but to be expected! Fairly easy walk but need to watch young children.
— annmmiller1, October 8, 2020
We stopped and walked around the park. Visitor center was closed but we walked around the park on the various trails. Many places along the way for some great photos. Need to watch out on when on...
— Scotty M, October 5, 2020