Welcome to Lovin’ Lake County

Lake County in Minnesota sits along the Lake Superior North Shore from Knife River to Little Marais and extends north to the Canadian Border, near Ely, MN and the Boundary Waters Canoe area. Lake County boasts four gorgeous state parks, including Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Gooseberry Falls State Park, Tettegouche State Park, and George Crosby-Manitou State Park. Our state parks offer miles of scenic hiking trails featuring rivers, waterfalls and forest.

Here, you’ll find breathtaking views of the Lake Superior shoreline, amazing lakeshore resorts, hotels, and campgrounds, and endless outdoor adventures! We welcome you here in Lake County.

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The North Shore Fall Adventure Guide

Fall may be one of the best times for outdoor adventure on Minnesota’s North Shore. Explore via scenic road trips along the shore and into the wilderness or get moving and hike through gorgeous state parks or along the Superior Hiking Trail. Many locals enjoy hopping on their side-by-sides and riding through Lake County’s scenic…

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Enda G along Two Harbors Ore Docks
Celebrating 125 Years of Edna G

The Edna G tugboat was the last steam-powered tugboat to work the Great Lakes. She was built for the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad in 1856 for around $35,000. Her primary role was to assist ore boats of all kinds in and out of the harbor. She was officially retired in 1980, and now the…

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Your Summer Awaits You In Lake County

Memories await you this summer on the North Shore.

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Explore Our Four State Parks

Tettegouche

Tettegouche State Park is the home of Palisade Head and features premier trails along Lake Superior.

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Gooseberry Falls

At Gooseberry Falls State Park you will find the upper, middle, and lower Gooseberry Falls and a hiking trail leading to Agate Beach along Lake Superior.

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Split Rock Lighthouse

The historic Split Rock Lighthouse State Park features gorgeous Lake Superior views and several hiking and biking trails.

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George Crosby – Manitou

At George Crosby - Manitou State Park, waterfalls cascade through a volcanic canyon surrounded by forest. Hiking can be challenging, but rewarded with spectacular views.

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Keep it Local!

  SHOP LOCAL ~ SAVE RECEIPTS ~ BE ENTERED TO WIN PRIZES! Save your local Lake County shopping receipts dated November 27 – December 20. Add name and phone number to receipts from Lake County businesses and drop in a designated drop box near you. That’s it! You’re entered to win prizes!   Head to…

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Your Summer Awaits You In Lake County

Memories await you this summer on the North Shore.

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