|Judge C.R. Magney State Park
is on Hwy 61 about 124 miles from Duluth and 14 miles from Grand Marais
State Park Office
Mon-Fri, 8am - 4pm, Memorial Day - Labor Day;
varies other times
park is open seasonally from April 1 - October 31
click on a park name & go!
State Park reflects
Manitou's essence, but is more accommodating to tent and trailer campers.
While many boast of the Brule's fishing, the park's real claim to fame
is the Devil's Kettle [pictured above]. Rumored to have no bottom, this bottomless cauldron
perpetually drinks down half the river's water flow. The hike up treats
you to excellent vantage points of the Lower and Upper Falls and the
The park name honors Judge Magney, an advocate of state parks,
who helped establish 11 state parks and waysides on the North
Shore. Take a moment and tip your hat to this visionary.
dramatic Upper and Lower
Falls of the Brule River and the legendary Devil's Kettle 50-foot
falls & bottomless cauldron
the remains of the 1930s Grover Conzet WPA camp are still evident throughout the campground
two areas; one is along the Brule River & one is next to the trailhead
9 miles; including the Superior Hiking Trail and the 2.25 mile round-trip trail to the Devil's Kettle (includes about 200 stairs you need to descend and ascend)
|Wooden Stairs to Waterfalls
||Giant Purple Trillium
lake and river fishing for rainbow and brook trout
sites in a very wooded setting
Memorial Weekend through Labor Day
|27 drive-in sites,
45' RV length limit
toilets and showers
||firewood is sold
at the park
|DNR Campground Map
||Click for info on Reservations
anywhere in the park
of Judge C.R.
Magney State Park
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