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Cascade River
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The Cascade River in Cascade River State Park
Cascade River (Minnesota) is located in Minnesota
Cascade River (Minnesota)
Mouth of the Cascade River
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Cook County
Physical characteristics
Main source Mark Lake
47°52′12″N 90°36′40″W / 47.8698914°N 90.6112262°W / 47.8698914; -90.6112262
River mouth Deer Yard Lake, Lake Superior
47°42′25″N 90°31′21″W / 47.7068378°N 90.5226208°W / 47.7068378; -90.5226208
Length 17.1 miles (27.5 km)
Basin features
  • Left:
    McDonald Creek, Thompson Creek, Fry Creek, Nester Creek, Belly Creek, North Branch Cascade River
  • Right:
    Mississippi Creek, Mark Creek
Waterfalls Cascade Falls

The Cascade River is a 17.1-mile-long (27.5 km) river in northeastern Minnesota, United States. Running through Cook County, it debouches into Lake Superior between Grand Marais and Lutsen. Its lower courses flow through Cascade River State Park.

The river was named for a number of waterfalls near its mouth.

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