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Grandad Bluff

Address: La Crosse, WI
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in La Crosse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Owner description: At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.
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Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Owner description: At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great place to take selfies!! Loved being able to see the view of La Crosse from up there! It was even better being able to see it snowing up there. Bundle up though because it was cold!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is worth the time! We live in La Crosse and we are always happy to take friends and family when they visit.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The bluff has good hiking trails. The peak has excellent view of La Crosse, Mississippi River and on a clear day an see Minnesota and Iowa. It's a great place to have a picnic and a view. Awesome!

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Champaign, Illinois
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I love to take my visitors up to Grandad Bluff! It's an amazing view and has fun little fact plaques all around. There's also a neat stone enclosure that has 2 fire places and electricity. It's also a fun drive!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

It's been 20 years since I visited the bluff. It has been remodeled now with updated facilities and is still a great place for some fantastic views.

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Holmen, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I've lived in the area since 1978. Beautiful view of city and Mississippi river, surrounding bluffs, and Minnesota. Always a spot to take visitors. Never gets old.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Newly built facility, you can see for miles, Mn, Ia, Wi Live in La Crosse , take every out of town family or friend to enjoy the views.

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New Ulm, Minnesota, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It'w worth the drive up the bluff for the view of the Mississippi valley. A great spot to watch eagles as well. A free trip up the bluff. One could picnic in nicer weather.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Enjoyable visit with beautiful surroundings. Good for an outing or a picnic. Easily accessible with parking and well-tended grounds.

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NE Illinois
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4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

You just HAVE to take the time to visit this overlook! Awesome views of the entire city of La Crosse!

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