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Address: Duluth, MN
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Walked along the river with bubbling brooks and enjoyed the nature. There are places you can go down and put your feet in the water and just enjoy being among the rocks.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2014
Sherila G
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Lakeland, Florida
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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Walked along the river with bubbling brooks and enjoyed the nature. There are places you can go down and put your feet in the water and just enjoy being among the rocks.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The Zenith City has so much for visitors to see and do, it's hard to take it all in. But for those who like an off the beaten path adventure, try this east end neighborhood park. It does have the usual playground for the kids and picnic shelter, but it also features two gorgeous northshore streams that cascade along both... More 

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Thank Mark H
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

The Lester River is beautiful. Nice swimming hole the local kids were enjoying. We were looking forward to the 7 bridges road but, it was closed for construction. That was disappointing

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Thank Kelly S
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

People come here for different reasons. For family gatherings, picnics, hiking, skiing, and swimming and jumping into the waterholes formed by the Lester River's current. Hiking and skiing trails meander throughout the park and offer numerous degrees of difficulty (see trail maps posted all around). Beautiful deciduous and conifer trees everywhere. Several waterfalls. We went here after finding Chester Park... More 

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Thank Parrot434
Duluth, Minnesota
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170 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Not a great golfer, but enjoy swinging the club, Lester Park has a forgiving course and some beautiful vistas. Tried out a new driver and two new woods and was inspired to greater heights. Lester Park also has a beautiful spot for weddings. It has a River for fishing. In the winter it has cross country ski trails and sliding... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Trees line the hiking trails at the tops of rocky cliffs above the river. Swimming holes and rock jumping, regular or fly fishing spots, swimming or fishing at the base of waterfalls, a playground... There are many things to do at Lester Park in the summer. It is a great place to go for FREE adventure. (Please pick up after... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Nestled in the eastern area of Duluth - you will find another "Gem" of the Northland...Lester Park. With the Lester River cascading thru the park - it is one of the most beautiful and scenic - of many - rivers which flow thru Duluth, MN. Travel up the river on the west side - and you can take a scenic... More 

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Pinawa
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Very nice wooded trails for both classic and skate skiing. I am not sure of the entire trail length, but it must be 10 to 15 kilometres. There is a beautiful 5 k section that is lit for night skiing.

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Thank 4-da-journey
St. Petersburg, Florida
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128 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The park was great, bridges were nice, trails were excellent and the running club makes an adventure out of exploring the trails.

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Thank blindedbyscience
Honolulu
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109 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Growing up in Duluth in the '50s, Lester Park was THE place to go for family picnics. The recent flood leveled it out a bit, but the vista are still incredible.

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