Baptism River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBaptism River
High Falls on the Baptism River, Tettegouche State Park
|Main source||Finland, Minnesota
1,290 feet (390 m)
|River mouth||Lake Superior
600 feet (180 m)
|Length||8.8 miles (14.2 km)|
|Basin size||53,900 acres (218 km2)|
|Waterfalls||High Falls, Two Step Falls, Illgen Falls|
The Baptism River is an 8.8-mile-long (14.2 km) river of the U.S. state of Minnesota. The river source is the confluence of the East Branch Baptism River and the West Branch Baptism River just south of the community of Finland.
The High Falls of the Baptism River, in Tettegouche State Park, is the highest waterfall entirely within the state of Minnesota at 60 feet (18 m). The High Falls on the Pigeon River is higher, but is on the border with Ontario.
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