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Great climb with beautiful views

Great outdoor activity for anytime but especially beautiful in the fall when the leaves turn. It... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Evansville, Minnesota
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Nice views at the top.

Plenty of room to park, and get out and hike a 1/4 mile 400 ft. up to the top. Very nice views from... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Richmond, Minnesota
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Aug 11, 2018
“Great climb with beautiful views”
Jul 9, 2018
“Nice views at the top.”
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Great outdoor activity for anytime but especially beautiful in the fall when the leaves turn. It is a beginner to mid level hike and at times is a little intense. It is a fun outdoor activity for all.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nd_wheatfield
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Plenty of room to park, and get out and hike a 1/4 mile 400 ft. up to the top. Very nice views from the top! Looks especially great in the fall, when the leaves are changing colors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JosephH1632
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Nice place to get a bit of exercise then rest for a bit at the top. Potentially a good location to take some photos, I imagine autumn being a good time or perhaps if there is a storm rolling through. The hike to the top...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mlink9
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is, according to locals, the highest elevation point in the region. The walk is uphill of course but is an easy climb. There are handrails to make it easier. The fall colors are spread in a panorama. I suggest going up at a trail...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank rubyredvette
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Although this is a vertical hike, once at the top, the view is well worth it. Benches along the trail make the climb easier.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Janet J
Reviewed June 5, 2016

We had a great hike with our boys. Ages 2,5, and 8, they climbed it by themselves. I took a little bit more time! Great view.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Annie H
Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I took a drive to see if leaves were turning yet and ventured north of Alexandria, MN into Ottertail County. We were driving quiet little back roads when we came upon Insporation Peak. I'd been there many years ago with my parents...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank 686LindaB686
Reviewed July 8, 2015

we had a picnic after the hike up the hill .great view,steep walk but you do get to sit every so often.glad we ate after the hike.the full stomach would have killed me! don't forget the bug spray!

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank megan424b
Reviewed June 23, 2015

We were there this morning. We got there around 10:30am. It is a very steep hike, but it is short and quick. I would NOT consider this with a stroller or anyone who has any sort of issues with stairs. There are two stops where...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank Van_HomeCentral_MN
Reviewed June 10, 2015

Spending time in Ottertail County, we discovered this beautiful view of the western prairie. What a surprise to find this elevation! Just the drive out to Inspiration Park is beautiful, going through rolling hills, forest and prairie. Take the time and make the drive. We...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Mary N
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January 28, 2017|
Response from Janet J | Reviewed this property |
No, this is west of Alexandria, MN.