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“Overlook all of Winona and some of Wisconsin” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Garvin Heights

Garvin Heights
Winona, MN
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Ranked #2 of 33 things to do in Winona
Activities: Viewing foliage, Driving
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Owner description: A scenic overlook where visitors can see from Lake Pepin to Mount Trempealeau.
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“Overlook all of Winona and some of Wisconsin”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Worth the trip up to gaze down upon this river town.

Very popular place and the handy plaques let you know what you are looking at.

Must do in Winona.

Visited September 2013
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“Worth the drive up!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

My husband and I drove up to Garvin Heights for the view of Winona down below. You will see why it's called the "Island City". Quick drive..great view! Def recommend it for anyone.

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Winona, Minnesota, United States
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“Great view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Hiked up Garvin with friends, it is a great workout. The views from the top are just breath taking. I would recommend visiting!

Visited August 2013
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Winona, Minnesota
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“Looking for a hike?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

You can park near the bottom of the bluff and then find a marked footpath to the top. It's a great quick workout. You can get up and down within a half hour though be prepared to hike MANY stairs for the second half of the trip up and to go right back down them on the way back. The view is worth it!

Visited October 2013
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Keuka Park, New York
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“Beautiful View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

beautiful panorama of the Mississippi river.
Difficult for folks with canes to navigate though. There is a rather steep walkway. if you take your time it is worth the trip

Visited October 2013
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