Tettegouche State Park RV & Campground Guide


The Tettegouche State Park is located near Lake Superior, and you can see stunning views of the lake from many areas within the park. The views are particularly beautiful at the end of the Shovel Point Trail, and you can often see climbers attempting to climb the nearby cliffs. Stroll along the Cascade Trail to see the stunning waterfall set amid pine trees that seem to touch the sky, and enjoy Tettegouche State Park's six inland lakes. This Minnesota park is located 4.5 miles northeast of Silver Bay, 209 miles north of Minneapolis, and 55 miles northeast of Duluth.

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Spring 32-40 F
Summer 52-64 F
Fall 48-58 F
Winter 13-26 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Tettegouche State Park

With so many hiking opportunities in this state park and other recreational and sightseeing opportunities located nearby, you do not want to waste travel time. Therefore, you should bring your RV or rent one on RVshare.com.

Lax Lake Resort

Get a hand-dipped ice cream cone and a new T-shirt at the camp store at Lax Lake Resort. This resort has only belonged to two families since opening to campers in 1928, and the owners want to treat you and your family to some old-fashioned camping fun. Rates start at around $30 per night.

• Water hookup: No • Electrical hookup: Yes • Sewer hookup: No • Wi-Fi: No • Pet-friendly: Yes • Other amenities: Camp store

Black Beach Campground

You can easily park even the largest RV on the spacious sites at Black Beach Campground. This campground, where rates start at about $30 per night, is close to shopping and restaurants in Silver Bay.

• Water hookup: Yes • Electrical hookup: Yes • Sewer hookup: Yes • Wi-Fi: No • Pet-friendly: Yes • Other amenities: Near stores and restaurants

Eckbeck Campground

Eckbeck Campground is a primitive campground located on the Baptism River shores about 3 miles from Tettegouche State Park. Rates start at about $14 per night at this serene spot located in Finland State Forest.

• Water hookup: No • Electrical hookup: No • Sewer hookup: No • Wi-Fi: No • Pet-friendly: Yes • Other amenities: River access, picnic tables, fire rings

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What to Do at
Tettegouche State Park

Inside Tettegouche State Park

Easy hikes allow you to see Lake Superior's beautiful views and catch glimpses of the birds and animals that live in Tettegouche State Park. The gravel beach is the perfect place to go rock skipping, and you can choose between various lakeside locations. Rock climbing is popular throughout the year while many come here to go cross-country skiing or participate in other winter sports activities once the snow starts falling. Watch the large number of peregrine falcons that live at this park as these birds often sweep through the air with fish in their mouths. Find solitude along the paths leading to the six interior lakes and be sure to bring your camera along to capture this park’s immense beauty.

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How to Get to
Tettegouche State Park

It is easy to get to Tettegouche State Park from Duluth, Knife River, Castle Danger, and other locations along the North Shore of Lake Superior. Head north on Minnesota 61. A few miles after you pass through Silver Bay, watch for the turn into this park.

Entering Tettegouche State Park

Tettegouche State Park is open for day use from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily. Permits can be purchased in advance online.

Tettegouche State Park Per person : $5.0

Plan an RV adventure to Tettegouche State Park very soon. The rugged, semi-mountainous terrain in this park is a great place to go hiking. Play along the 1 mile of Lake Superior shoreline. Six inland lakes and cascading rivers add to this park’s innate beauty. Spread out a picnic and enjoy it under the trees in the hardwood forest. If you have been to this park, which opened in 1979, then share your experiences, and be sure to tag RVshare. You can also send your photos and stories to [email protected].

Frequently Asked Questions About Tettegouche State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Tettegouche State Park?

Don't miss out on the gorgeous views in winter at this state park. With no leaves obstructing your gaze, you'll be able to see far across Mic Mac Lake. Winter is also the perfect time for skiing and snowshoeing.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Tettegouche State Park?

Tettegouche State Park supports more than 40 species of mammals and 140 identified species of birds. Watch for snowshoe hares, red squirrels, white-tailed deer, red foxes and timber wolves. You may also see northern warblers, northern owls and finches.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Tettegouche State Park?

There are 28 drive-in sites in Tettegouche State Park available year-round. Twenty of these sites have electricity. The RV size limit for this park is 60 feet long. Visitors can use the dumpstation at Silver Bay.

Are pets allowed at Tettegouche State Park?

Dogs are welcome at Tettegouche State Park as long as they're on a leash. Be sure to keep your animal with you at all times. Pets are not allowed in cabins or near the beach areas.

Is Tettegouche State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Many of the trails and campsites are accessible. You can easily access the showers and flush toilets in Baptism River Campground, and one of the homey cabins has an accessible interior.