Larsmont Cottages offers unlimited opportunities to explore miles of beautiful Minnesota hiking trails. Trails lead off around Lake Superior and feature some of the greatest natural beauty you will find in the state. Bring your camera!
Superior Hiking Trail
Parts of the Superior Hiking Trail are easily accessed from Two Harbors, MN and Castle Danger. The Two Harbors leg is a 9-mile one-way jaunt that features stunning views of the Stewart River & Silver Creek River Valleys, which cross the Crow Creek River Valley gorge on a 40ft. footbridge. The Castle Danger leg is a quick 2.5 mile round trip to Crow Creek Valley with full-circle views of Wolf Rock towards the beginning of your hike. You’ll also see views of Gooseberry River & Lake Superior – gorgeous during the fall colors!
Split Rock River Loop
North of Two Harbors you’ll find a 4.4 mile loop above the Split Rock River. With breathe taking views of the river valley and Lake Superior.
Gooseberry Falls State Park
A family favorite, just north of Two Harbors on Hwy 61 visit Gooseberry Falls State Park for a hiking adventure or an afternoon picnic by the falls. 18 miles of trails with spectacular views, the terrain ranges from beginner to more advanced hikers. Beautiful all year, some trails not accessible during winter however, you can still see the falls. Early spring brings melting ice hanging from the falls and rock structures. Summer & Fall are stunningly beautiful. Stop by the park office at the entrance for a State Park Pass. Stop by the Front Desk for hours of operation.
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
20 miles north of Two Harbors, this lighthouse was restored in 1920s, while enjoying a hike take in a little history. Stunning views of the lighthouse and Lake Superior are offered on 12 miles of trails. Split Rock offers trails for everyone, from a short handicapped accessible trail along the shoreline, to longer hikes that connect with the Superior Hiking Trails.