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 254 reviews
The lighthouse and grounds are the star of the show here, but don't just stop at the visitor center. There are numerous trails for hiking, biking and skiing. The trails wind along the lake and...
— workhardplayhard27, November 13, 2021
My husband and I were taking the Lake Superior Scenic North Shore drive and one of our stops was the Split Rock Lighthouse. It’s a picturesque building, set on a high cliff above Lake Superior, and...
— Galeda, October 19, 2021
The lighthouse and grounds were a profound memory for over 20 years. They remain well maintained and the location can not be beat. Colors of fall and unexpected fog provided for a good visit.
— E8468SSscotth, October 13, 2021
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