Split Rock Lighthouse State Park Professional Guide
Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook
"The hike up the Split Rock River, one of the state’s most scenic, offers a water-carved gorge, a rigorous walk, waterfalls and rapids, quiet woods, and a marvelous view of Lake Superior--all in one hike. It takes you upriver along the west side of the beautiful, winding Split Rock River, crosses it, and returns down the east side.
Along the way, sights include the magnificent gorge the river has cut into pink rhyolite flows and many rapids and falls that fill the canyon with their soothing sounds.The splendor of this North Shore river is punctuated by the sound of a number of songbirds. Either before or following your hike, visit the Split Rock Lighthouse and learn about the unique history of this breathtaking site."