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The Keeper’s View: Bringing History to the Surface

split rock lighthouse lit at night

July 31, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm –

The Keeper’s View returns for a second year at Split Rock Lighthouse. Join us for an evening featuring the experts on shipwreck mapping, the Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society. With tours exploring the infamous Mataafa Blow of 1905 that was responsible for the creation of Split Rock Lighthouse, one can cap off the stormy evening with a free catered meal by Bellisio’s and a beacon lighting to celebrate Split Rock’s 112th anniversary. 

Split Rock Lighthouse Beacon Lighting

split rock lighthouse lit at night

July 31, 2022 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm – As the culmination of an evening presentation about Great Lakes Shipwrecks, Split Rock Lighthouse will be lit. 2022 is the 112th anniversary of the lighthouse.

Naturalist Programs at Tettegouche State Park

rainbow over tettegouche state park visitor center

September 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – 10am – noon | Mammal Skulls: Herbivore, Carnivore, or Omnivore? Drop In Does it eat plants, meat, or both? Mammal skulls give us the answer. Stop by and learn how to tell one from another at a quick glance! 1-2pm | Wild Edibles Can you eat from the woods?Stop to learn more.

Naturalist Programs at Tettegouche State Park

rainbow over tettegouche state park visitor center

September 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – 10am – noon | Meat the Weasel Family – Drop In The weasel family is a wild and diverse group of mammals. See a variety of pelts of these charismatic critters and learn about their role in the wilds of Tettegouche. 1-3pm | Insect Investigations – Drop In Everyone should chase bugs with a net […]

Naturalist Programs At Gooseberry Falls State Park

lower gooseberry falls

September 8, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm – 10-11am | Chasing Waterfalls Guided Walking Tour with Park Naturalist Join Interpretive Park Naturalist on a tour of Gooseberry Falls State Park’s major waterfalls. On this walk, you can see views of Upper, Middle and Lower Falls. The tour covers 0.4 miles on varying terrain, including over 150 stairs. Contact Michaela Rice for more details […]

Naturalist Programs At Gooseberry Falls State Park

lower gooseberry falls

September 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm – 10-11am | Chasing Waterfalls Guided Walking Tour with Park Naturalist Join Interpretive Park Naturalist on a tour of Gooseberry Falls State Park’s major waterfalls. On this walk, you can see views of Upper, Middle and Lower Falls. The tour covers 0.4 miles on varying terrain, including over 150 stairs. Contact Michaela Rice for more details […]

Primitive Fire Starting – Drop in

rainbow over tettegouche state park visitor center

September 9, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Without matches, lighter, or other modern tools, most of us would be in big trouble if we needed to light a fire. Learn traditional and historic fire starting technologies. We?ll be playing with flint-and-steel, bow drills, magnifiers, and other techniques including the use of native mushrooms and fungi to aid in your efforts.

Naturalist Programs at Tettegouche State Park

rainbow over tettegouche state park visitor center

September 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – 10am – noon | Shovel Point Naturalist Hike Meet by the Indoor Fireplace in the Visitor Center Take a good old-fashioned nature hike with a Naturalist out to Shovel Point, overlooking the world’s largest lake. We’ll explore the wilds of the trailside on the way to an amazing view over Lake Superior. 1.5 mile round […]

Chasing Waterfalls Guided Walking Tour with Park Naturalist

lower gooseberry falls

September 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Join Interpretive Park Naturalist on a tour of Gooseberry Falls State Park’s major waterfalls. On this walk, you can see views of Upper, Middle and Lower Falls. The tour covers 0.4 miles on varying terrain, including over 150 stairs. Contact Michaela Rice for more details on the route and alternate options. Along the way you […]

Day Hill Guided Hike

aerial view of split rock lighthouse, fog signal building and lightkeeper's homes on a cliff above lake superior

September 15, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Join Interpretive Park Naturalist on a guided hike up Day Hill. The hike takes visitors up a mass of anorthosite, an unusual igneous rock of the North Shore, to view Lake Superior from a beautiful vista. This is a beautiful view for fall colors. Meet at Trail Center parking lot.

Chasing Waterfalls Guided Walking Tour with Park Naturalist

lower gooseberry falls

September 16, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Join Interpretive Park Naturalist on a tour of Gooseberry Falls State Park’s major waterfalls. On this walk, you can see views of Upper, Middle and Lower Falls. The tour covers 0.4 miles on varying terrain, including over 150 stairs. Contact Michaela Rice for more details on the route and alternate options. Along the way you […]

Bob’s Stairs Guided Hike

aerial view of split rock lighthouse, fog signal building and lightkeeper's homes on a cliff above lake superior

September 16, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – oin Interpretive Park Naturalist on a guided hike down Bob’s stairs to a beautiful cove. The hike takes visitors through boulders of anorthosite, an unusual igneous rock of the North Shore, to view Lake Superior from a superb angle. This is a beautiful view for fall colors. Meet at Trail Center parking lot.

Naturalist Programs At Gooseberry Falls State Park

lower gooseberry falls

September 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm – 10-11am | Guided Tree Hugging – Meditation 101 Have you ever actually hugged a tree? This is a fun way to learn how to slow down your mind and body. Experience the benefits of Tree Hugging, which include lower stress hormone levels that can positively influence circulation, immune system function and overall mood. Come find […]

Chasing Waterfalls Guided Walking Tour with Park Naturalist

lower gooseberry falls

September 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Join Interpretive Park Naturalist on a tour of Gooseberry Falls State Park’s major waterfalls. On this walk, you can see views of Upper, Middle and Lower Falls. The tour covers 0.4 miles on varying terrain, including over 150 stairs. Contact Michaela Rice for more details on the route and alternate options. Along the way you […]

Naturalist Programs At Gooseberry Falls State Park

lower gooseberry falls

September 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm – 10-11am | Guided Tree Hugging – Meditation 101 Have you ever actually hugged a tree? This is a fun way to learn how to slow down your mind and body. Experience the benefits of Tree Hugging, which include lower stress hormone levels that can positively influence circulation, immune system function and overall mood. Come find […]

sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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