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Split Rock Lighthouse State Park Cart-In Campground.

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park Cart-In Campground.

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, MN

These secluded Split Rock Lighthouse State Park Cart-In campsites are all within 2000 feet of the parking lot. Wheeled carts are available to haul gear and supplies to your campsite. Total of 20 sites available. In addition, there are 4 backpack sites, which range .5 to 2 miles from the campground parking lot.

NOTE: The two (2) sites accessible to kayakers are Backpack/Kayak Campsites and are shared use site for paddlers and hikers. These sites can be reserved. Fees are associated with these sites.

Site Fees Reservations


Please be courteous to others sharing adjacent sites. The association that set these locations up requests that you leave the campsites as clean or cleaner than as found. Carry out all trash. And please respect private homes and property along the shore.

MN State Water Trails Info


Water Trail – Map 2


Split Rock Lighthouse State Park


Content the property of Lake Superior Water Trail Association of Minnesota and MN DNR. Photography the property of Griff Wigley and Locally Grown Northfield.

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