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Grand Portage State Park

Hwy 61, Grand Portage, MN 55605-3000
+1 218-475-2360
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Snowmobiling trip

Wonderful trails excellent riding,although they should mark trails better and mark distance to... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
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Beautiful Place

The building has many feautures and lots of information and a gift shop. The walk to High Falls is... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Clinkster
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Grand Portage, minnesota
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Managed by the Ojibwe tribe, this area leads to Minnesota's tallest waterfalls.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“high falls” (43 reviews)
“paved trail” (12 reviews)
“pigeon river” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Hwy 61, Grand Portage, MN 55605-3000
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+1 218-475-2360
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"high falls"
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"paved trail"
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"pigeon river"
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"visitor center"
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"middle falls"
in 13 reviews
"north shore"
in 19 reviews
"amazing waterfall"
in 3 reviews
"easy hike"
in 7 reviews
"short hike"
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"canadian side"
in 4 reviews
"rest area"
in 5 reviews
"viewing platform"
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"handicapped accessible"
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"half mile"
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"miles round trip"
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"a small gift shop"
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"hiking shoes"
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful trails excellent riding,although they should mark trails better and mark distance to nearest gas station on trail.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The building has many feautures and lots of information and a gift shop. The walk to High Falls is a fantastic paved trail and the site at the falls gives you many views to look from. I go there as often as possible..

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

They have a nice clean rest area good for picnic or a pit stop. But the trail to the falls is why you want to go. They have a great paved trail to the falls. The trial has some stairs to climb so it's not...More

2  Thank Doug W
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit. Great park staff. Easy (& free) parking. The park is fee as well. Guided tours available or walk the grounds yourself.

1  Thank JHeskin
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a nice state park with many hiking opportunities...a short hike to High Falls and the longer hike to Middle Falls. Definitely recommended you go and spend some time exploring in the park!

2  Thank Cherie P
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

A very easy walk on wide, paved trail and boardwalk to the High Falls -- one of the many North Shore waterfalls. I definitely recommend hiking to Middle Falls as well (about 4 miles total). There are some areas of decent elevation gain for a...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We had planned a trip to see the falls from the Canadian side, but discovered that park is no longer well maintained so we crossed the border to visit the state park. We really appreciated the accessible trail to the falls, which were beautiful to...More

1  Thank sarahnaid
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

The falls are really not that high. The trail up to the falls was a very easy walk. Nice park but a little disappointed with all the hype of the "High Falls".

1  Thank jeffandbrenda2016
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great afternoon exploring this free park right on the border with Canada. There are a couple fun side paths to explore on your way to the High Falls. The kids loved seeing the high falls, but were a bit disappointed that all...More

1  Thank Andy Z
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is by far one of the most beautiful waterfalls we've visited. I could have stood there for hours watching the water rush over the rocks. The park is very nice and the trail to the falls is paved. There is a boardwalk area, but...More

1  Thank Northerngirlnomore
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kevinmiskowiec
30 March 2018|
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Response from JHeskin | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delayed response but I really don’t know about everything parking. I don’t recall seeing any in the area where we parked our car though.
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Hytham E
5 August 2015|
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Response from jeffandbrenda2016 | Reviewed this property |
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