Grand Portage State Park9393 E Highway 61
Grand Portage, MN 55605
6 miles NE of Grand Portage on Highway 61 on border of Canada and the U.S. 200 yards south of U.S. Customs.Get Directions
Grand Portage State Park has beautiful and accessible views, like the highest waterfall in the state. It is an easy one-half mile, wheelchair-accessible paved trail to High Falls. There is also a rugged 3.5-mile hiking trail to Middle Falls, with spectacular ridgetop views of Lake Superior and Canada. The spectacular scenery sets the stage for hiking, photography, picnicking, and more. This park is day-use only and does not offer overnight camping.
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
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 204 reviews
We drove almost to the Canadian border! Right next to the entry point is a parking lot for the State Park. We could see the entry gate from the parking lot. There’s a nice little Visitor Center. But...
— MikeB1952, September 16, 2021
This is a beautiful park. The hike to High Falls is relatively easy and the view is beautiful. Hiking farther to Middle Falls is rougher terrain and moderately strenuous, but the end view is well...
— Julie Ann N, September 14, 2021
The High Falls at Grand Portage State Park are a marvelous site. These are the highest falls in Minnesota and occur on the Pigeon River which forms the USA-Canadian border. A short hike brings one...
— Beverly D, July 18, 2021
It is the very last exit before the border crossing. The walking path is well put together. Worth the hike to the top
— worldtravelerinMN, July 16, 2021
It’s an easy drive and so pretty. Unfortunately there is road work. So expect delays. It wasn’t terrible cause there really was no traffic. We went up around 4 in the afternoon. Another unfortunate...
— Janet B, July 14, 2021