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Waterfalls at Grand Portage State Park

Minnesota's best waterfalls

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Watching water cascade over rocks and feeling the mist on your face feels magical in any season. Waterfalls are scattered all across the state and the north shore, and all are well worth the trip.

Here's a weekend itinerary to get you started on a North Shore waterfall viewing trip.

state map showing this park's locationBanning State Park
Hike down the Wold Creek Trail to take in Wolf Creek Falls.

state map showing this park's locationCascade River State Park
Keep your camera handy -- the waterfalls just keep cascading here.

state map showing this park's locationGeorge Crosby Manitou State Park
Waterfalls cascade down a wilderness canyon.

state map showing this park's locationGooseberry Falls State Park
A crowd favorite, an accessible walkway leads to these breathtaking falls.

state map showing this park's locationGrand Portage State Park
Minnesota's highest waterfalls - 120 feet!

state map showing this park's locationJudge C.R. Magney State Park
Follow the Brule River as it vanishes into Devil's Kettle.

state map showing this park's locationMinneopa State Park
Two waterfalls! Walk the trail encircling the falls, down to the valley below.

state map showing this park's locationNerstrand Big Woods State Park
See if you can find the hidden falls--you'll be glad you did.

state map showing this park's locationTemperance River State Park
The trail to Hidden Falls has some great rock formations.

state map showing this park's locationTettegouche State Park
Four spectacular falls can be seen throughout the park.