Tettegouche State Park RV & Campground Guide

Minnesota

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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Weather
Spring 32-40 F
Summer 52-64 F
Fall 48-58 F
Winter 13-26 F
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Nearby Cities
Illgen City, MN
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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.

Outside Tettegouche State Park

There are many things to do outside Tettegouche State Park, and it is easy to get there because of this park’s location right along Minnesota 61. You can find many nearby places to dine and shop, and various attractions are in the area.

Restaurants

Northwoods Family Grille

Start your day with your favorite egg or oatmeal options or come in later for delicious burgers, steaks, or smokehouse favorites.

Type: Diner

Location: 6 Shopping Center Rd, Silver Bay, MN 55614

Lemon Wolf Cafe

Get your favorite Lake Superior fish entrees accompanied by fresh handmade bread and delicious desserts at the Lemon Wolf Cafe.

Type: Diner

Location: Highway 61, Beaver Bay, MN 55601

Jimmy's Pizza

Pick your favorite pizzas at this franchise pizzeria where the service is always excellent and the pizza is always hot.

Type: Italian

Location: 96 Outer Dr, Silver Bay, MN 55614

Camp 61 Restaurant and Motel

While the name has changed numerous times, a restaurant has been located on this property since 1937. Today, Camp 61 Restaurant and Motel is here, offering great barbecue, handcrafted burgers, and seasonal herring served with a large selection of beers, wines, and cocktails.

Type: Diner

Location: 1017 Main St, Beaver Bay, MN 55601

Cove Point Crossing Lodge Dining Room

Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Superior while sitting at linen-covered tables and dining on locally inspired creations at this upscale restaurant.

Location: 4614 Highway 61, Beaver Bay, MN 55601

Shopping

Beaver Bay Agate Shop

Opened in 1941, this is the oldest rock shop in America. Visit to find rough and polished rocks along with some made into beautiful jewelry.

Location: 1003 Main St, Beaver Bay, MN 55601

Cedar Chest

Find Minnesota gifts, souvenirs, books, and collectibles at the Cedar Chest. The store also sells sweatshirts and other clothing items.

Location: 1099 Main St, Beaver Bay, MN 55601

Shipwrecked Gift Shop

Trade your new money for old money from around the world at the Shipwrecked Gift Shop. You'll find banknotes, paper money, and coins in the store.

Location: 1014 Main St, Beaver Bay, MN 55601

Quilt Corner

Visit Quilt Corner to find a wide selection of fabrics that are perfect for making quilts, placemats, wall hangings, and other crafts.

Location: 1007 Main St, Beaver Bay, MN 55601

Beaver Bay Sport Shop

Buy a new snowmobile, an ATV, or a marine craft from this business. They also offer rentals that you can use while visiting the area.

Location: 4878 MN-61, Beaver Bay, MN 55601

Sightseeing

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

Visit these grounds to see the lighthouse, keeper’s house, and stunning views of Lake Superior.

Location: 3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616

Beaver River Waterfall

Beaver River Waterfall is about 30 feet tall, and you can view it easily because it is near Highway 61.

Location: Beaver Bay, MN 55601

Black Beach Park

Black Beach Park contains three beaches. Most visitors come to see the unique black sand created by taconite waste rock dumped into Lake Superior.

Location: Silver Bay, MN 55614

Pellet Island

Take a boat from Silver Bay Marina and climb the rope and wooden ladder to reach the top of this rocky island that is a great place to go hiking.

Location: Pellet Island, MN

Gitchi-Gami Trail

Over 29 miles of the Gitchi-Gami Trail between Silver Bay and Beaver Bay allow bicyclists and hikers to explore Lake Superior’s North Shore. When this trail is completed, it will be 89 miles long.

Location: Minnesota

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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.

Per person : $5

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]