Split Rock Lighthouse has been a beacon that visitors to Minnesota's North Shore have followed since 1909, but today you'll discover that its light is even more highlighted by 2,260 acres of beautiful birch, spruce, fir and ash forest that are available to you. Unlike surrounding parks, a stretch of the Split Rock Lighthouse State Park shoreline offers easy access to Lake Superior where you can dip your feet on a warm day. Just inland, however, a hike to the top of the steep basalt cliffs will give you the iconic and spectacular view of Lake Superior. This park also offers a unique style of camping. All campsites are either cart-in, backpack or canoe-in access. Their privacy matched with the cool breeze off the lake make for a great summer getaway.
For more information, visit www.mndnr.gov/splitrocklighthouse.