Temperance River State Park 

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Temperance River State Park

7620 W Highway 61
Schroeder, MN 55613

Entrance to the park is mile north of the town of Schroeder on State Highway 61.

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Temperance River State Park is located in a region famous for its bare rock cliffs along the Lake Superior Shore. The park receives warming breezes off the lake in the winter and cooling breezes in the summer. Attractions include camping adjacent to Lake Superior, views from Carlton Peak and the spectacular geologic formations along the Temperance Gorge. It is managed from Tettegouche State Park. One of the most interesting geologic features in the park is the narrow Temperance River gorge with its many waterfalls. The rapidly flowing river cut deep potholes in and along the riverbed. 22 miles of hiking trails; park is on the northeast end of a 196 km ski-through trail network. 7 miles of snowmobile trail.


Park 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.


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