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Address: , Alma, WI
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Description: This park, located 500 feet up on a bluff, offers scenic views.

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Buena vista park

Beautiful view of the Mississippi and the bluffs from up high! Very short easy walk from the parking lot and about 15 minutes from 35 so don't pass this up!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I have been to Buena Vista Park before, but it still amazes me the beautiful site of the river that you get from there. Simply gorgeous!

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Beautiful view of the Mississippi and the bluffs from up high! Very short easy walk from the parking lot and about 15 minutes from 35 so don't pass this up!

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East Granby, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Normally it's an empty park, says my local friend. Not during the Swiss heritage days. The drive up is picturesque with hilly farms (corn and dairy cows). The park has a good 270 angle view of the river valley and the backwaters. Swiss ancestry shows. Picnic grounds. Groomed overlook.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

If others are there you'll want to wait your turn. The overlook is a small area and there are not railings to keep kids from fall off to their deaths. It's a stop worth making but not a stay and picnic place. Mosquitoes will carry you off.

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Omaha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We've been here three times now. The views are never the same and always incredible. As the sky changes at sunset, the view is different at every moment. Be prepared to offer to take others' pictures with the magnificent backdrop. Once when we were up there, there was a couple simply chilling and sharing a bottle of wine. What a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I had not been to the park since I was a teenager. I appreciated it even more as an adult. Breathtaking cannot even describe it. You are so high up looking over the Mississippi Valley you feel like you can reach up and touch heaven.

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Monticello, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Beautiful view!! A pretty drive up to the top of the bluff where you can see the Mississippi River for miles. Worth visiting!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The views of the Mississippi River were spectacular, and part of Alma was visible below. The little park itself is very pleasant and shady.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is a pretty park, which takes 5 whole minutes to see. At the end of the single path gives nice views of the mighty Mississippi River. The park has picnic benches and some of them have a bbq next to it. There are lots of mature trees and beautiful, rolling grass. Bathrooms are available.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Loved the view and the birds. Landscape and Mississippi River islands and water ways... can see to lake city and down to winona.

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