1,872 acres. Split Rock Lighthouse State Park includes some rugged terrain alongside Lake Superior in northeastern Minnesota. There are forests of birch and ash, spruce and fir, along with marshlands. Among the wildlife here are white-tailed deer, black bear, and moose.
Activities: The park has over 12 miles of trails for hiking and backpacking, including a section of the Superior Hiking Trail (see entry page 184). Some trails are used for cross-country skiing in winter. Fishing is available in some streams and alongside Lake Superior. Hunting is not allowed.
Camping Regulations: Camping is restricted to several designated camping areas near the Lake Superior shoreline. Campfires are permitted at established sites.
For Further Information: Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, 2010A Highway 16 East, Two Harbors, MN 55616; (218)226-3065.