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Cascade River State Park

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Where to go: FINAL REPORT! Even though the leaves have mostly fallen the views are still amazing!

What you'll see: It's the 'see through' season! Come up for a hike along our trails and see things you never see during the summer when the foliage is so thick!

Also of interest: We do have an Eagle Nest in the park that is more visible this time of year and through the winter.

Last updated: October 20, 2013 

Special Offer for Park Permits

Canít decide between a one-day or year-round park permit? The DNR has a special offer that can help. Start by purchasing a one-day permit for $5 and visit as many state parks as possible. After visiting the state parks, trade in the one-day permit by the end of that day and get $5 off the purchase of a year-round permit. Year-round permits, which cost $25, provide unlimited access to all 76 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas for a full year from the month of purchase.
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Getting there

3481 West Highway 61
Lutsen, MN 55612

10 miles southwest of Grand Marais, and approximately 265 miles from the Twin Cities. The office is located just off State Highway 61 at mile post 101.


Phone: 218-387-3053

Email: cascaderiver.statepark@state.mn.us

Best time to contact the park:

Spring, Fall & Winter: Daily, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Summer: Hours extended.