Temperance River State Park7620 W Highway 61
Schroeder, MN 55613
Entrance to the park is mile north of the town of Schroeder on State Highway 61.Get Directions
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.
Hours & DatesBook an online reservation 24 hours a day. Phone reservations can be made by calling 866-857-2757 (TTY: 952-936-4008) between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily November through March, and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily April through October. Call Ctr closed holidays.
- Daily camping maximum: $23.00
- Daily camping minimum: $17.00
Park permits: $35 annual, $26 second vehicle, $12 handicapped, $7 daily. Camping fees are separate.
- Open in fall
On-Site Facilities & Services
- Located on a lake or river
- Bike trail
- Hiking trail
- Lake/river access (boat ramp)
- Snowmobile trail (groomed)
- Eco-friendly landscape/facility design
- Eco-friendly purchasing practices
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Water conservation/wastewater management plan
Number/Type of Campsites
- Total number of campsites: 57
- Flush toilets in campground
- Hot showers in campground
- Pets allowed in campsite
- Pull-through sites
- Secluded campsites
- State Parks Campgrounds
Length of Stay
- Daily site rental
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 217 reviews
Great location on Lake Superior and the Temperance River with beautiful views of the falls on the Temperance River. HIking access to the Superior hiking trail. East of the Temperance, the trail is...
— jcschultz01, August 24, 2020
Hidden Falls are fine but the best and easiest views of the Lake and falls are close to the parking lot.
— michaelparkguy, August 23, 2020
This state park is a quick stop with short hikes that lead to the waterfalls. Park at the upper parking lot off of Temperance River Road for a short hike to the Upper Falls. Then drive to the park...
— BVELock, August 17, 2020
Beautiful scenery close to campground. The mouth of the Temperance River empties into Lake Superior here. We camped in the Upper Campground in August 2020 and we're pleasantly surprised by the new...
— DazFamTravels, August 15, 2020
this was in the running for our favorite park along the north shore (along with tettegouche). very cool trail following the river gorge, and a beautiful spot to picnic in the other side where the...
— mshalvy, August 6, 2020