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Buena Vista Park

Alma, WI
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Ranked #1 of 10 attractions in Alma
Type: Parks
Description: This park, located 500 feet up on a bluff, offers scenic views.
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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If you are on a motorcycle or in a convertible the trip to the park is a gas but in any event the view is as the namesake implies...Buena Vista...

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Alma, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

From the park, you are 525' or more above the river. On a clear day, you can see 20 miles, from Lake Pepin in the north to nearly Fountain City in the south! We live about 15 miles from the park and visit frequently.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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83 reviews 83 reviews
20 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Was driving through Alma and stopped to take a look at the views. It was quite spectacular! You could see for miles and miles. It was still a little snowy and muddy so be careful walking down to the cliffs as it does not appear that they clear the paths. Other than that, this would be a nice place to... More

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Sparta, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Take hwy. 35 to Alma WI then County Rd E up to Buena Vista Park/Overlook. It is 500' above the Mississippi River & Alma-the view is breathtaking-bring camera.

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Peshtigo
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

This is one of the most beautiful spots overlooking Alma and the Great Mississippi River. Lots of space, picnic areas ,and a trail to town.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

If you are going through Alma, WI you must take a quick trip up the hill to see this park...AMAZING...plus a little further down the road there is a winery!

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Minneapolis MN
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We drove to the top, took some pictures of the view, then found the trail and walked all the way down & back up again. It's a wide, flat trail, not difficult at all considering you're going up a bluff, and there are benches along the way, some with lovely views.

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lakeville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This is definitely worth a stop. We weren't even going to walk down to the lookout point but were so happy that we did! Beautiful views of the river and a look straight down to Alma.

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Milwaukee, WI
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Take the trail - it's not that long and a good way to see things along the way as you gain altitude. Beautiful views of the Mississippi River, the locks and dam, and soaring eagles are waiting at the top. It would be a nice place for a family or group picnic, too.

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

On a lark after Sunday worship, we went up to Alma for some great, inexpensive ribs and a gentleman advised us to check out the park. The view was one that had me thinking "Is this a great country..or what?! Once you're out of your car, you pass some really precious picnic sites during a gentle walk and then there's... More

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