Split Rock Lighthouse has everything you need for a classic afternoon getaway on the North Shore.


Free parking is available near the visitor center when the historic site is open. When the historic site is closed, a State Park vehicle permit is required.


Bring home a memento of your visit! Whether you’re looking for maritime décor, north woods artwork, or Split Rock Lighthouse souvenirs, the museum store is your go-to source. Find apparel, Duluth packs, mugs, toys, jewelry, and many locally crafted items at the museum store, open whenever the visitor center is open.

Forget something? Want a sneak peek of what you'll find in the museum store? Check out our online shop and place an order today!


Picnic tables are available near the parking lot area. Shelters, indoor eating areas, and additional picnic tables are located in the neighboring Split Rock Lighthouse State Park. Food and beverages other than bottled water are not allowed on the historic site.

Strollers & diaper-changing stations

The site does not have strollers available. The visitor center restrooms are equipped with diaper-changing facilities.


Service animals are permitted. Pets are not allowed on the historic site.

First aid

The site is equipped with first aid kits and AEDs.


Wireless internet is available in the visitor center.