Split Rock Lighthouse3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd
Two Harbors, MN 55616
20 miles northeast of Two Harbors on Highway 61, the Scenic North Shore Drive. Located in Split Rock Lighthouse State Park. GPS: 47.2010,-91.3671Get Directions
Shipwrecks from a mighty 1905 November gale prompted this rugged landmark's construction. Completed by the U.S. Lighthouse Service in 1910, Split Rock Light Station soon became one of Minnesota's best known landmarks. Restored to its 1920s appearance, the light station offers a glimpse of lighthouse life in this remote and spectacular setting.
Split Rock Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark.
Hours & Dates
- Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
- Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
$10 adults, $8 seniors, veterans/active military, college students, $6 ages 5-17, free age 4 and under and MNHS members
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 1034 reviews
This lighthouse area is owned by a private group, but it's possible to see the lighthouse exterior and the Lake from a couple of hiking trails.
— Laurene M, August 10, 2020
i wish i had a chance for a do-over on this one. we just went to the lighthouse (which was $40 for our family of 5)—due to covid, you couldn’t go in the lighthouse, so we just had a quick walk by the...
— mshalvy, August 6, 2020
We stopped in early July 2020. The lighthouse was closed, but we were able to enter the park, make sure to pay the fee since they will ticket and patrol cars. We visited the rock beach so our 3 year...
— BPuttkammer21, August 5, 2020
One of our Favorite north shore stops. Great views from the lighthouse over Lake Superior and down by the shore.
— kevinrI1773RF, July 27, 2020
It costs extra $8 (we already had MN state park parking permit), but is worth it. They have narrators placed along the path - they do a great job. Views from the lookout where the lighthouse sits...
— 24elenal, July 18, 2020