Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Hwy 61 Tettegouche State Park
Visitor Center, Rest Area

Tettegouche State Park in Lake County

Project complete, building open

  • MnDOT partnered with the Minnesota Department of Resources on this project. For complete information about this facility, please visit the Tettegouche State Park website.
  • For complete details about other MnDOT rest areas along Hwy 61 on the North Shore of Lake Superior please click here.

    Artist rendering of the new Tettegouche State Park Visitor Center. The rendering depicts the structure as a large, lodge-type structure with multiple gables, entrances and chimneys.


About this project

The new Tettegouche State Park Visitor Center includes several gathering spaces to relax in and enjoy, including a Great Room with a fireplace overlooking Lake Superior. Also included are a 750-square-foot exhibit space to help visitors explore the park’s resources, a multi-purpose room, a gift shop stocked with educational resources and souvenirs, an amphitheater for interpretive programs, a lakeside patio, a picnic shelter and improved and expanded rest room facilities open 24 hours-a-day every day of the year.

MnDOT Contribution

    • $3 million (FHWA Coordinated Border Infrastructure Program funds) Connect with us through Twitter Connect with us through YouTube Connect with us through Facebook
    • FHWA Coordinated Border Infrastructure Program funds must be used to improve the safe movement of motor vehicles at or across the land border between the U.S. and Canada and the land border between the U.S. and Mexico.