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shops near split rock lighthouse and in beaver bay mn

The small community of Beaver Bay sports and eclectic mix of interesting shops, all on Highway 61. Park the car and include a visit on both sides of the highway. and then a mile northeast of downtown. At Split Rock you will find a small state park gift shop as you drive in, and a large shop in the visitor center, run by the Minnesota Historical Society..

split rock lighthouse lr
mile 46.0

The horrific shipwrecks of November 1905 fuel the demand for a lighthouse along Superior's not sure. The amazing construction process was completed in 1910 and the light at split rock shown until 1968. The history centers superb displays, exhibit, and video presentation showcase the evolution of the lighthouse.

The visitor center includes a museum store with mementos, Split Rock memorabilia and hand-picked gift items.

Note - the Lighthouse is owned and operated by the MN Historical Society which offers three tour options:

Grounds Pass :: self-guided tour to visitor center and historic grounds
General Admission :: self-guided tour of Visitor center, historic grounds and all buildings [lighthouse, fog-signal building, oil house and light-keeper's home
Keeper's Tour :: Guided tour of historic grounds and lighthouse; 9am daily in the summer and 5pm as available

Attend the annual Edmund Fitzgerald Commemorative Beacon Lighting every November 10th

3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Road | Two Harbors
218-595-7625
gunflint lodge sum sq
mile 46.0

Open 9am-4pm year round with extended hours in the summer; features a small gift shop, ice, wood and vending machines. Visitor Center at Lighthouse open year round [limited winter hours] with gift shop and restrooms, too.

An enclosed shelter with patio, restrooms, indoor room with wood-burning stove [warming house in the winter] and picnic tables is at the trail center. Outdoor picnic areas on Lake Superior are nearby.

3755 Split Rock Lighthouse Road | Two Harbors
866-857-2757
mile 50.9

Carries Regular, Midgrade, Premium, Diesel. Has C-Store, Restrooms, ATM, Loyalty Discount, Car Wash, Propane, Pay At Pump.

1022 Main Street | Beaver Bay
218-226-3550
mile 51.2
Municipal liquor store and bar, open daily.
1002 Main Street | Beaver Bay
218-226-3437
mile 51.1
Family owned rock shop since 1946! Specializing in Lake Superior Agate, Thomsonite, Isle Royale Greenstone, lapiday equipment and rock-related items. We sell custom made jewelry, beads, carvings, fossils, and great gifts for collectors. Plus our free museum!
1003 Main Street | Beaver Bay
218-226-4847
mile 51.1
Quality Minnesota gifts. Largest selection of sweats and tees on the shore! Books and moccasins. In the Beaver Bay mini-mall.
1009 Main Street | Beaver Bay
218-226-3517
mile 51.1
Collectibles, Precious Moments,Jim Shore, Santas, Snowmen, Ornaments, cards and candles. In the Beaver Bay mini-mall.
1009 Main Street | Beaver Bay
218-226-3517
mile 51.1
Fabrics, books, patterns, supplies and gorgeous handmade quilts. Gifts, too.
1009 Main Street | Beaver Bay
218-226-6406
mile 51
Area gifts and imports. We've got everything nautical!
1014 Main Street | Beaver Bay
218-226-3901
mile 51.0
New! Unique gift shop. Treasures old and new. Open Monday - Saturday 10-6 and Sunday noon-5. Closed Tuesdays. Next to Camp 61!
1017 Main Street |
218-226-9923
mile 51.0

Gas-station & convenience-store chain stocking snacks, hot foods, beverages, sundries & more.

1015 MN 61 | Beaver Bay
218-226-3227
mile 52.1
Snowmobile, ATV and marine products from Polaris, Ski-Doo and Honda plus top-of-the-line brands for all your outdoor needs. we rent ATVs, kayaks and snowmobiles and sell pre-owned products.
4878 Minnesota 61 | Beaver Bay
218-226-4666
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