Apart from the waterfall there are wild bison in the reserve so you can enjoy two rare sights on the same day. Starting from duluth or grand portage it only takes a little over 3 hours of driving to get to the other end which leaves plenty of time for exploring the falls.
Gooseberry river travels three miles through the park over five waterfalls and many rapids in which the water drops 240 feet down to lake superior.
Waterfalls near grand rapids mn. You get to see countless stunning waterfalls in 7 northern mn locations on top of experiencing one of the most famously beautiful drives along the north shore. The highest falls entirely within minnesota is the 70 foot high falls of the baptism river and is part of tettegouche state park. It is located on the pigeon river part of the international boundary with canada.
Most of minnesota s waterfalls are in the north but this is an exception. However you might be surprised to find these 9 stunning waterfalls in the southern part of minnesota just waiting to be explored. Getting all the way up to grand portage from minneapolis can be a good five hour drive however.
To find the highest waterfall in minnesota you must travel all the way up to grand portage state park which sits on the minnesota ontario border. The waterfall is 40 feet high with the minneopa state park having around four miles of trails to enjoy. But at 120 feet the high falls are worth the trek.
Torrents of water fall 120 feet to the pigeon river below making for a dramatic scene. The 120 foot high falls at grand portage state park is the highest pictured above. Nobody knows about these 9 beautiful waterfalls in southern minnesota.
Minnesota s tallest waterfall is on the canadian border inside grand portage state park. Minnesota s north shore gets plenty of publicity for beautiful waterfalls and rightfully so with places like gooseberry falls and cascade river. But at 120 feet the high falls are worth the trek.