Gooseberry Falls State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Programs & Services

Park Office

Located in Visitor Center

Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, year-round. Extended hours in the summer.

Visitor Center

Handicapped accessible Visitor Center includes bathrooms, vending machines, interpretive displays, Nature Store, video wall and theater, touch screen kiosks, and trail center. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, with extended hours during the summer.

Theater Rental is available during regular business hours (winter months only). Chairs and tables available for meetings. A rental fee of $60 is due when making reservations. Contact the park to reserve.

Interpretive Exhibit

Many in Park

Exhibits in Visitor Center and on Gateway Plaza.

Naturalist Programs

Check at Visitor Center

Offered weekly, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, and on a limited basis the rest of the year. School and group programs can be arranged by contacting the park at 218-595-7100.

Historic Site

CCC Structures

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) constructed log and stone buildings and structures throughout the park. Be sure to visit the CCC display in the Visitor Center and on Gateway Plaza.

Gift Shop

Visitor Center

Extensive inventory of gift items and books are available in the Visitor Center Nature Store. Store open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., daily, year-round. Open extended hours in summer.


12-13 Miles from Park

Grocery and convenience stores are located in Silver Bay and Two Harbors.


Within 10 Miles

Snowshoe and ski rentals are available from private vendors near the park.


In Park

In summer, firewood is available at the campground contact station. In winter, wood is available at the Visitor Center.

Ice Sales

In Park

Available at the campground contact station in summer only.


2 Miles from Park

Open daily in summer.

Public Phones

Visitor Center

Two courtesy phones available in the Visitor Center.


Geocaching Demo Park

Geocaching: Bring your own GPS unit or use one of the park's hand-held units for free. As time permits, park staff will be available to give you helpful tips and geocaching information.