North Shore Parks & Trails

Explore The North Shore's Parks & Trails in Lake County

Lake County is blessed with four gorgeous state parks that possess miles of hiking and biking trails, amazing scenic views, waterfalls, and wilderness.

Lake County offers recreational trails for all kinds of hikers and bikers. So whether you like a casual stroll or smooth cruising for miles on paved paths, or you’re an adventure-seeker who craves rough terrain and twisting trails that challenge your abilities, you’ll find Lake County proves a must-do outdoor recreation destination.

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George Crosby Manitou State Park

George Crosby Manitou State Park in Finland is a favored place by locals for its rich wilderness and serene beauty.  Hiking this rugged state park ...
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Gooseberry Falls State Park

Gooseberry Falls State Park earns its popularity for its spectacular waterfalls, river gorge, and Lake Superior shoreline. Additionally, it features Civilian Conservation Corps log, stone ...
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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

Gaze upon miles of North Shore coastline at the daring height of 130 feet off the Split Rock Lighthouse cliffside. Take in the charming architectural ...
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Tettegouche State Park

At Tettegouche State Park, you’ll discover the spectacular overlooks at Shovel Point, featuring rocky cliffs and inland bluffs; the plunging 60-foot High Falls of the ...
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Explorer’s Guide to Waterfalls in Lake County

In early April, the spring melt gives way to raging waterfalls that start to erase the last remnants of winter. Although several outdoor activities halt ...
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Adventure-Loving Two-Day Itinerary

Adventure-Loving Two-Day Itinerary What To Bring: Water Towel Blanket for the Beach Lunch/Snacks Closed-Toe Shoes Gloves Bike Helmet (or you can rent one) Rain gear ...
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Accessible Outdoor Adventures

One-Day Trip The Minnesota DNR and local businesses in Lake County believe that all people, regardless of disability, should have access to and enjoy the ...
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