Waterfalls in Minnesota State Parks

There is something hypnotizing about a waterfall. Maybe it is the sound of the water tumbling down, or the feel of the mist as it brushes your face? Here are some Minnesota state parks where you can experience the true beauty of waterfalls.

Some of our favorite waterfalls:

state map showing this park's locationBanning State Park
Wolf Creek Falls is worth the walk from the campground.

state map showing this park's locationCascade River State Park
Keep your camera handy for multiple waterfall photo ops.

state map showing this park's locationGeorge Crosby Manitou State Park
Waterfalls cascade down a wilderness canyon.

state map showing this park's locationGooseberry Falls State Park
A crowd favorite, these falls are always breathtaking.

state map showing this park's locationGrand Portage State Park
Minnesota's highest waterfalls - 120 feet!

state map showing this park's locationJudge C.R. Magney State Park
Follow the Brule River as it vanishes into Devil's Kettle.

state map showing this park's locationMinneopa State Park
Two waterfalls! Walk the trail encircling the falls, down to the valley below.

state map showing this park's locationNerstrand-Big Woods State Park
If you can find the hidden falls, it's worth the effort.

state map showing this park's locationTemperance River State Park
The trail to Hidden Falls has some great rock formations.

state map showing this park's locationTettegouche State Park
Four spectacular falls can be seen throughout the park.