Explore MN: Cascade River State Park

Park Highlights

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Skiing
  • Waterfalls
  • Fishing
  • Scenic areas along river and lake

Only have an hour to visit?

Discover the Cascades, a series of five small waterfalls, and the Cascade Falls on a half-mile hike on the Cascade River Lower Loop. ♦ Explore over a mile of Lake Superior shoreline on the park's Lake Superior Shoreline Trail. Hike or cross-country ski this trail for scenic lake views. ♦ Relax under a grove of cedar trees at one of seven picnic sites along the Lake Superior shoreline. Parking is located a half-mile west of the park entrance on Highway 61.

Only use approved firewood!

Help prevent the spread of tree-killing insects by burning only approved firewood, available at all Minnesota State Parks.

Contact Us

Cascade River State Park
3481 West Highway 61
Lutsen, MN 55612


Best time to contact the park:

Spring, Fall & Winter: Daily, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Summer: Hours extended.



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