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Gooseberry Falls State Park

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Where to go: Right now the birches and aspens are beautiful! Walking along any trail in the park will give you a great opportunity to enjoy the season. Leaves are littering the trails and the falls are flowing.

What you'll see: Yellow leaves are everywhere! You'll find them still in the trees, carpeting the trails and flying down around you. The tamaracks are starting to change their yellow green as well. The forecast for the weekend is beautiful so hit the trail and the shore for the last breath of fall!

Also of interest: Looking for something for the kiddos to do during the MEA weekend? Come to Junior Park Naturalist from 11:00-11:30 am on Saturday, October 18th. Get a free book and start earning your badge and certificate today! Meet by the Art Column outside the Visitor Center. Join the Naturalist again from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm for the Fall Color Lab! Discover the reason for the season through a handful of activities! Meet in the Visitor Center Theater.

Last updated: October 14, 2014 

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Getting there

3206 Highway 61 East
Two Harbors, MN 55616

From the town of Two Harbors, follow State Highway 61 northeast approximately 13 miles to the park.


Phone: 218-834-3855

Email: gooseberryfalls.statepark@state.mn.us

Best time to contact the park:

Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.