Split Rock Lighthouse State Park3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd
Two Harbors, MN 55616
This state park, on the North Shore of Lake Superior, offers cart-in and backpack camp sites. 12 mi of hiking trail, river and stream fishing. The park connects to 15 miles of the paved Gitchi-Gami State Trail from Gooseberry lakeshore to the Beaver River in Beaver Bay. 8.7 miles of fat bike trail and miles of snowshoe trail with superb views of Lake Superior. Split Rock Lighthouse historic site is located in the park. Split Rock River waterfalls along the Superior Hiking Trail are weather dependent.
Hours & Dates
- Monday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Tuesday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Wednesday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Thursday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Friday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Saturday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
- Sunday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
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
- Located on a lake or river
- Bike trail
- Cross-country ski trail (groomed)
- Hiking trail
- Snowshoes available
- Eco-friendly purchasing practices
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Number/Type of Campsites
- Number of tent-only sites: 24
- Number of tent-only sites available in winter: 10
- Total number of campsites: 24
- Total number of campsites available in winter: 10
- Camping accessible to disabled
- Flush toilets in campground
- Hot showers in campground
- Lodge/central building
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Secluded campsites
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 251 reviews
This is a well-preserved lighthouse on the north shore that has houses, Light and Fog horn building intact. The light still has its lens and is more or less operational (as a museum) . the docents...
— N7006JUtimk, September 20, 2021
For those of you who are more familiar of the historic site and not the state park, there is a state park here at Split Rock Lighthouse. It features a beach and some other nature trails. (I’ve never...
— evanbG322LE, September 18, 2021
Great staff (except for tall young woman behind desk in lightkeepers house) ..well worth the admission fee...9/14 visit
— 1Buckster, September 17, 2021
The lighthouse is said to be the most photographed location in the state and is managed by the MN Historical Society. They list current hours daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
MN State Parks are open...
— jesser007, September 3, 2021
This campground is fantastic! The cart-in sites are easy to get to and also secluded so you don't hear other campers. We were in C11 right next to the water and also close enough to restrooms for the...
— AlliAnne629, August 31, 2021