Gooseberry Falls State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Recreation Facilities


Picnic Area

Several Areas Near Lakeshore and River

Locations include mouth of Gooseberry River, Lake Superior shore, and Agate Beach area. CCC log and stone picnic tables in these areas have been restored.
Paved Gitchi Gami bike trail now extends from the Visitor Center to the shoreline picnic area.

Picnic Shelter

2 Enclosed Shelters

A rental fee of $60 is due when you make your reservation. Each shelter may be reserved by calling the park.
The Lakeview Shelter (near Lake Superior shore) has picnic tables and restroom facilities. This shelter is suitable for picnics or receptions.
The Lady Slipper Lodge (in wooded area) has benches and is suitable for programs or ceremonies. It has a fireplace, and firewood is available for purchase at the park office.


Warming House

Trail Center

The Trail Center is located in the Visitor Center and includes a fireplace, bathrooms, and vending machines.


Theater Room Rental

Theater Rental (located in Visitor Center): The theater is available to rent during regular business hours in winter months only. The room has chairs and tables for meetings. A rental fee of $60 is due when you make your reservation. Contact the park to reserve.