Discover Lake County

lake county: minnesota's bucket list

Quite possibly one of the most beautiful and scenic counties in Minnesota, Lake County offers endless opportunities to take in the beauty of Lake Superior’s North Shore, the Superior National Forest and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Lake county boasts four breathtaking state parks, more than 12 waterfalls, and endless hiking, biking and ATV/snowmobile trails to explore.

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, then you’ll love all that Lake County has to offer.

From lakeside to woodsy resorts and cabins, glamping to primitive camping or family-friendly getaways, accommodations can accommodate your unique style and budget.

Tourist Information Centers

R.J. Houle Tourist Center

1330 MN-61
Two Harbors, MN
(218) 834-2600
Daily 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tettegouche Visitor Center

5702 Highway 61
Silver Bay, MN 55614
(218) 353-8800
Daily from 8:00 AM until 10:00 PM

Joseph N. Alexander Visitor Center

3206 Highway 61 East
Two Harbors, MN 55616
(218) 595-7100
Daily from 8:00 AM until 10:00 PM

snow-filled fun awaits you!

When the snow falls, northern Minnesota transforms into a winter wonderland. From snowshoeing or hiking through our scenic state parks, blazing new trails on a sled, or simply soaking in the magical beauty of new-fallen snow, Lake County makes the ultimate winter adventure destination.

Browse our Winter Adventure Guide for winter activity recommendations and tips for a grand up-north getaway.

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