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Hike up the hill

Great views of Alma and the Mississippi River. Hiked up the road to the park, then discovered... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2016
Brault J
Truely a beautiful view

Nice little park for a picnic. Swings for children to play on. Bathrooms. Amazing view of the... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2016
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This park, located 500 feet up on a bluff, offers scenic views.
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Reviewed May 8, 2016

Great views of Alma and the Mississippi River. Hiked up the road to the park, then discovered there was a trail from 2nd street in Alma to the park. Would certainly recommend taking the trail over walking the road. Good hike.

Thank Brault J
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Nice little park for a picnic. Swings for children to play on. Bathrooms. Amazing view of the Mississippi.

Thank L T
Reviewed January 31, 2016

The view is fantastic but getting there can be tricky. Taking WI 35 on the south side of Alma look for a road that has a sign that takes you up to the park. The road is winds around until you make a sharp left...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

This park is more for the scenic viewing than anything. They have a small swing set for children. There's plenty of room for expanding that. There are picnic tables, a shelter, and toilets there. There are also hiking trails.

Thank D4314OOheatherp
Reviewed November 6, 2015

This was a great place to view the River and the Lock and Dam and just absorb the beauty of this wonderful, peaceful, area.

Thank yvonne w
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Buena Vista Park is a gently-sloping grassy park on top of a bluff. You can walk to the edge where there is a rocky platform and see a good view of Alma (the town below), the Mississippi, and barges passing through. This is a good...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

We always take the time to come up to this Vista. Gorgeous! We travel this area every fall on motorcycle and enjoy every minute.

Thank Les W
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Easy access from Alma, this park is such a great place for a picnic and enjoy the views. Plenty or green space to run or relax. Picnic tables available, benches to relax and watch the barges on the Mississippi. Spend a few minutes, or few...More

Thank RGTravelIng
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Fun drive up a winding road. This is farm country and we did get behind a tractor, but the colors were great! The view at the top was well worth it.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Very natural setting. Peaceful place. Can see for miles and miles and view Wabasha. No entrance fee. No commercial businesses around it. Beautiful approach to it. Surrounded by farms and corn fields. We saw a wild turkey and deer. Two horses on farm on way...More

Thank 565j1944
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