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Pigeon River

Grand Portage, MN
+1 218-475-0123
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Beautiful River

There is plenty to see and hikes to do ..The river is basically the dividing line between the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Cherie P
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
Magnificent Falls

Great longer and hikes at Pigeon River but plenty to see if you don't want a rigorous workout... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Ankeny, Iowa
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Site of High Falls, Minnesota's tallest waterfalls.
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Grand Portage, MN
+1 218-475-0123
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

There is plenty to see and hikes to do ..The river is basically the dividing line between the United States and Canada. It is a very scenic river. Spend time exploring the state park on the Minnesota side with a High Fallsand Middle Falls.

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Great longer and hikes at Pigeon River but plenty to see if you don't want a rigorous workout. Worth the trip!

Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Pigeon River separating Canada and the US. A state park on the Minnesota side is very nice and an easy walk to the river.

Thank ktr11
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had visited the Grand Portage National Monument/fort and decided since we were so close we'd visit the highest waterfall in Minnesota. The river, waterfall and park are literally the last spot before you cross the border into Canada. The rest stop area and park...More

Thank NorthernExpat
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Don't miss out on visiting this great scenic beauty while at the border of Minnesota and Canada. We went on to Thunder Bay, Ontario (don't bother) last year....never again. Stay in MN and enjoy the view!

1  Thank MollyAW1234
Reviewed 27 May 2016

There are many waterfalls along Minnesota's beautiful North Shore. This one marks the US/Canada border. There is a paved walkway to the falls, but there are stairs. Nice falls and gorge. If you're in the area, take a few minutes to stop and view the...More

Thank WisconsinEco
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Nice trails and wonderful scenery. Majestic and beautiful. Well worth the trip up north passed Duluth, Minnesota. Fantastic drive from along the Lake Superior shoreline.

Thank WItraveler2000
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This river is the international border line between the U.S. and Canada, and it's mouth flows into Lake Superior. It produces the highest waterfall in Minnesota, High Falls at 120 ft. The river's name comes from the French name given to it long ago which...More

2  Thank NeoWasHere
Reviewed 17 August 2015

After crossing the border into the US, we immediately pulled over to stretch our legs, use the washroom and see the falls. The park is very well maintained, the hike is easy, and the falls were spectacular. Bring your camera!

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Honestly the most beautiful falls I have seen other than Niagara Falls. If you go in the spring, they are running hard and are just a sight to behold.

1  Thank dsimons52
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