Top Adventures in Two Harbors

  • Photograph Stoney Point Beach on Lake Superior

    The AdventureThe work is done. According to The Photographer’s Ephemeris (app.photoephemeris.com) the sun will rise at 7:11 AM. You grab your gear, a hot beverage, and set out for the open road. Scenic 61 follows the shore of Lake Superior all the...

  • Bike the Gitchi-Gami from Gooseberry to Split Rock

    The Gitchi-Gami is a paved bike path that will eventually extend from Two Harbors to Grand Marais. As it currently stands (2015), there's a really great segment that starts in Gooseberry Falls State Park and runs all the way to the town of Beaver ...

    16 miles

  • Explore Gooseberry Falls

    Gooseberry Falls State Park is the first State Park you hit traveling up the North Shore after leaving Duluth. Located 13 miles north of Two Harbors on Highway 61, Gooseberry Falls State Park a quick turn off of the highway which is very well mark...

  • Snowshoe to Corundum Point at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

    Although there are dozens of ways to do this trip and I encourage you to explore, I suggest one hike that I think does a good job of introducing this areas to new visitors. If you are planning on snowshoeing like I suggest, try to get a day with a...

    5.8 miles 240 ft gain

  • Hike to the Fifth Falls of the Gooseberry River

    Gooseberry Falls State Park is the first State Park you hit traveling up the North Shore after leaving Duluth. Located 13 miles north of Two Harbors on Highway 61, Gooseberry Falls State Park a quick turn off of the highway which is very well mark...

    2 miles 100 ft gain

  • Snowshoe the Split Rock River Loop Trail

    Beginning at the Split Rock Wayside rest stop, start your hike up the Spur Trail. About half a mile in, the Spur Trail will junction with the Superior Hiking Trail. The trail gradually ascends along the west side of the Split Rock River. Within...

    5 miles 280 ft gain

  • Hike Split Rock Lighthouse State Park to Corundum Point

    On November 28, 1905, a violent storm hit Split Rock Point on the North Shore of Lake Superior. While large storms aren't unusual at Split Rock, this particular storm resulted in the destruction of twenty-nine ships on the lake in a single day, pr...

    5.8 miles 300 ft gain

  • Explore Twin Falls, WI

    It’s located on Highway 13 on the outskirts of Port Wing, WI. If you are coming from the west, you’ll see a sign on your right for the park. This will be before you get to the town of Port Wing.  If you are coming from the East on Highway 13, you ...

    0.5 miles

  • Hike the Chester Creek Trail

    Chester Creek is a prime example of how Duluth, MN values the many green spaces within its borders. The trailhead to Chester Creek is easy to find. Right on the corner of 14th ave east and 4th st, across from Burrito Union.  For those of you witho...

    2 miles 262 ft gain

  • Hike to the Bear Lake Overlook

    Leave from the carpark on Superior Hiking Trail. The trail climbs a little before descending into a valley and winding around the hills. In about 2.5 miles, you will reach a clearing with an overlook above Bean Lake. At around 3.6 miles you will s...

  • Catch a Sunrise at Canal Park

    Quick and easy parking right on the north side of the northern break wall. It could be a few hundred foot walk if you want to walk out the entirety of the break wall.  

  • Explore Wisconsin Point

    If you’re in the Twin Ports area, (Duluth, MN and Superior, WI) be sure to check out Wisconsin Point. This peninsula is about 3 miles long and has several great spots to relax on the sandy beach (or swim in the chilly waters of Lake Superior). At ...

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Brimson, Minnesota

      Cadotte Lake

      Overview Cadotte Lake Campground lines the western shore of Cadotte Lake in Superior National Forest. A boat ramp and fishing dock make the campground convenient for anglers, and the sandy swimming...

    • Makinen, Minnesota

      Whiteface Reservoir

      Overview Whiteface Reservoir Campground offers an ideal getaway for anglers, boaters and families. The provided swim beach, accessible fishing dock, playground and five picnic areas offer hours of ...

    • Bayfield, Wisconsin

      Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Camping Permits

      Overview The Apostle Islands are Wisconsin's northernmost landscape. Apostle Islands National Lakeshore includes 21 islands and 12 miles of mainland on the south shore of Lake Superior. The lakesho...

    • Cloquet, Minnesota

      Cloquet / Duluth Koa

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