Seasonal Update

Water: Water is available year-round at the Trail Center.

Drinking Water: Water in the campground is available mid-May through early October. Water is available year-round in the Trail Center picnic shelter.

Bathroom Facilities: Flush toilets at the campground shower building are available mid-May through early October (10/9/16). Flush toilets are available year-round in the Trail Center picnic shelter. Facilities are wheelchair accessible.

Showers: The campground shower building will be closing 10/9/16.

Dump Station: No dump station available at this park.


Campgrounds: Camping is available year-round. Split Rock has 20 cart-in campsites, including 2 accessible sites. We also have 4 lakeshore backpack campsites and 1 remote Lake Superior Water Trail kayak site. Two of the backpack sites are also designated as kayak sites - call the park office for more information.

Electric Sites: None available at this park.

Reservations: Reservations are not needed from November 1 - April 1, but are really a must during the regular camping season when we are extremely busy. Reservations are also recommended during the fall color weekends. Remember - the previous party in your site may stay until 4 p.m. on their checkout day.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, with extended hours during the summer season. As of 5/3/13, the park phone # has changed to 218-595-7625.


Trail Notes: The park has 12 miles of hiking trail and connections to the Superior Hiking Trail. The Gitchi-Gami State Trail also runs through the park, providing 15 miles of paved bike trail during the summer season. Mountain bikes are allowed on about 8 miles of park trail - and these trails become fat bike trails in the winter season. See link to park maps for more information.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: Tours of the Lighthouse Historic Site are available from mid-May to mid-October. The Lighthouse Visitor Center is open limited hours in the winter. Call the park office for more information.