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Split Rock Lighthouse

3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6372
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just beautiful.....

i would recommend this place to visit first while in Minnesota. just beautiful looking from a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
McKinney, Texas
Great Historical Site

Although the lighthouse was closed for the season for entry the grounds around it are open and so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert H
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Shipwrecks from a mighty 1905 November gale prompted this rugged landmark's construction. Completed by the U.S. Lighthouse Service in 1910, Split Rock Light Station soon became one of Minnesota's best known landmarks. Restored to its 1920s appearance, the light station offers a glimpse of lighthouse life in this remote and spectacular setting. Split Rock Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-2020
+1 218-226-6372
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i would recommend this place to visit first while in Minnesota. just beautiful looking from a distance and close-up as well. wear a good walking shoes, there's a hiking part and walking areas. so peaceful and relaxing. give yourself at least a couple hours or...More

Thank wakisobol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the lighthouse was closed for the season for entry the grounds around it are open and so is the museum and Historical center that is part of the grounds. It is a great place to stop and see and it is part of Split...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

probaby may be my favorite on the north shore. This year trails were down and that was disappointing and we had to turn back. Lighthouse does charge for buildings which is disappointing.

Thank snugglesiniowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Split Rock Lighthouse is a unique structure built on the shore of Lake Superior. It is possible to go in to see the unique mechanism that turns the light. We took a guided tour, it was not long but was very very interesting, the tour...More

Thank OP255
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this lighthouse on October 1, 2017, my second visit and my wife's first. She was awestruck by the beauty from the surrounding cemented courtyard looking out to Superior. This lighthouse is beautiful and well maintained. Take time to visit the gift shop and...More

Thank Traveller200247
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Split Rock state park and the lighthouse offer a nice break point to travelers in Duluth area. The North Shore of Lake Superior can be quite beautiful. It’s charm is in the fact that it’s not overly developed and the nature in its primal...More

1  Thank stric75
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We just happened to be at the north shore Austin the lights are on at the lighthouse. Neat erred atmosphere... Time to pay tribute to the crew who perrished

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 8 November 2017

First time visiting here. Well kept and interesting history. A little cool and breezy with it of course on the water.

Thank SharonLDRN
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a lighthouse that is somewhat unique because of its isolation in its early years. It has a lot of history and it is preserved so that you can still see it as it was until is was decommissioned. We took the paid tour...More

Thank jimandbevh
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We took the tour and it was worth the cost of $10. Being handicapped my admission was free. The tour was very interesting, even though I could not access the lighthouse due to my physical limitations. But wait! The young man giving us the tour...More

Thank Susan S
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30 May 2017|
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Response from L C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, parking and access to the grounds are free. Access to the lighthouse varies. Current costs are as follows:- $10 Adults $8 Seniors (65+) $8 Active military and veterans $8 College students $6 Children ages... More
Debra R
16 September 2016|
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Response from Kalyn310 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are allowed on the Historic Site grounds, which include all the buildings and specific trails down to Lake Superior. The adjacent Split Rock Lighthouse State Park does allow dogs on their hiking trails.
Michelle R
15 September 2016|
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Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
If the flight of outdoor stairs are too much to get up to the lighthouse base, he can walk down the path a short way to see a nice but partial view without going down all those stairs. You can drive down to the beach and... More