The Best Hiking Trails in Tettegouche State Park
There are plenty of quick and easy hiking paths for travelers wanting a little introduction to the surroundings. However, if you're looking for a challenge, Tettegouche also delivers on that front.
Shovel Point Trail
With somewhat uneven terrain but mostly gravel paths and wooden walkways, this trail won't be too difficult for most visitors to the park. It's just over a half mile one way and ends with an amazing vista across Palisade Head.
High Falls Trail
This 1.5 miles-trail includes bare rock, providing more of a mixed terrain for active hikers. The route has one of Minnesota's highest waterfalls and brings you to the Baptism River mouth. It's one of the best places to get panoramic views of Tettegouche from up high. Make sure to bring your camera for some shots of your hike!
Tettegouche Camp and Mount Baldy
This 3.5-mile loop boasts some steep inclines and more wide views around the park. Stop to rest and refuel at Tettegouche Camp before carrying on to see more of the amazing landscape.
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The Best Family Activities in Tettegouche State Park
No matter how active you feel or what time of year it is, there's plenty to get involved in at Tettegouche State Park, and its cabins make an ideal home base. Look forward to education, sports, and appreciating nature during family vacations at Tettegouche.
Get more out of your stay in the park by learning about the flora, fauna, and ecology of the park. These free programs are free and enhance hikes and exploration at Tettegouche, and teach kids how to appreciate nature.
Kayaking and canoeing
Rent a kayak at the Lake Superior State Water Trail or a canoe at Mic Mac Lake and take to the water as a fun alternative to walking around the park. Alternatively, you can also fish in these waters.
Come in summer for the water sports and hiking and in winter to see the region in a whole new light. Rent some snowshoes at the visitor center and enjoy a day of this great winter sport, or go skiing or snowmobiling.
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