Baptism River

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Baptism River
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High Falls on the Baptism River, Tettegouche State Park
Origin Minnesota
Mouth Lake Superior
Basin countries United States
Mouth elevation 600 feet (180 m)
Basin area 53,900 acres (218 km2)[1]

The Baptism River is an 8.8-mile-long (14.2 km)[2] river of the U.S. state of Minnesota. 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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Coordinates: 47°20′10″N 91°11′52″W / 47.3360284°N 91.1976635°W / 47.3360284; -91.1976635[3]


  1. ^ "Lake Superior Streams - Baptism River". Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed May 7, 2012
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Baptism River