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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 […]

Chasing Waterfalls Guided Walking Tour with Park Naturalist

lower gooseberry falls

September 29, 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 […]

Artist Reception – Keegan Moffitt

rainbow over tettegouche state park visitor center

October 6, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Tettegouche hosts year-round art shows in the Visitor Center. We hold a reception for these artists on the first Friday of the month. This month’s artist is Kegan Moffitt. Meet the artist. Eat some snacks. It’ll be fun.

Borders and Boundaries

grand portage mn

November 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Stop by the naturalist table as we reflect on the significance of the multilayered borders and boundaries near the park, including how they influence the way of life of the Grand Portage Ojibwe.

Day Hill Winter Guided Hike

winter looking at split rock lighthouse person and dog

November 3, 2023 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Hike Day Hill with Interpretive Park Naturalist and learn about Little Two Harbors history. We will hike up a mass of anorthosite, an unusual igneous rock of the North Shore, to view Lake Superior from a beautiful vista. This ~2mile hike includes steep inclines on dirt trails that might be slippery during the winter. Ice […]

Artist Reception – Rachel Coyne

rainbow over tettegouche state park visitor center

November 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Tettegouche hosts year-round art shows in the Visitor Center. We hold a reception for these artists on the first Friday of the month. This month’s artist is Rachel Coyne. Meet the artist. Eat some snacks. It’ll be fun.

Bob’s Stairs Winter Guided Hike

winter looking at split rock lighthouse person and dog

November 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am – Join Interpretive Park Naturalist on a guided hike to Bob’s stairs which leads to a beautiful, quiet 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. Ruffed-grouse and white-tailed deer are common sights along this trail. Meet at Pebble […]

Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Beacon Lighting at Split Rock Lighthouse

split rock lighthouse lit at night

November 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Site open from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm This annual event commemorates the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald and the total loss of the 29 crew members aboard on November 10, 1975. It is also a time to reflect on the memory of all lives lost on the Great Lakes. The lighthouse, fog signal […]

Day Hill Tree Identification Guided Hike

winter looking at split rock lighthouse person and dog

November 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am – Minnesota has a wide variety of different trees! How many can you name? Join a naturalist on a tree identification walk! Learn what makes the North Shore forests so unique and learn to identify some common trees. This 2mile hike includes steep inclines on dirt trails that might be slippery during the winter. Ice cleats […]

Bob’s Stairs Winter Guided Hike

winter looking at split rock lighthouse person and dog

November 13, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am – Join Interpretive Park Naturalist on a guided hike to Bob’s stairs which leads to a beautiful, quiet 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. Ruffed-grouse and white-tailed deer are common sights along this trail. Meet at Pebble […]

Borders and Boundaries

grand portage mn

November 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Stop by the naturalist table as we reflect on the significance of the multilayered borders and boundaries near the park, including how they influence the way of life of the Grand Portage Ojibwe. Also offered September 16 from 10am-noon.

sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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