Temperance River State Park
near Tofte, Minnesota
Somehow on several previous trips through Minnesota's North Shore, we had bypassed the lovely Temperance River State Park. I can't explain how we missed it, but when we finally did stop in 2012 we were blown away by hidden falls, and miles of hiking trails, as well as a well-worn gorge that the Temperance River rushes through on its way to Lake Superior.
One of the unique features on this river are the "Hidden Falls"- so called because of their location, tucked back behind rock outcroppings in a way that makes them hard to photograph but amazing to behold: