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Garvin Heights

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Fantastic View

A must drive to view Winona. There are also steps to get to the view. Driving past Winona in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Winona, Minnesota
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Winona On Display

Wow, the views of Winona and the surrounding area are spectacular! It's an easy drive and walk to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chaska, Minnesota
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A scenic overlook where visitors can see from Lake Pepin to Mount Trempealeau.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must drive to view Winona. There are also steps to get to the view. Driving past Winona in the fall it’s a photographers paradise.

Thank JLStoner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, the views of Winona and the surrounding area are spectacular! It's an easy drive and walk to the lookout. It's well worth the time.

Thank dllrschll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice drive to the top of the bluff that afforded us a view of the whole river valley and plenty of informational displays to explain the history and details of what we were seeing.

Thank Clicker44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard that Garvin Heights was perfect for seeing the city of Winona and the Mississippi river and hills of Wisconsin in the distance. We were told correctly. The Garvin Heights is part of a park that contains hiking trails and places to relax....More

Thank NCPirate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great overlook above town. Short walk so almost all can enjoy. Very pretty! In a clear day, you can see for miles.

Thank tammygladys32
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting here, the views were amazing, it give a good perspective of the town along the river and lake Winona

Thank Therese P
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view overlooking Winona. Areas to gaze over the city and a easy walk to the lookout. There are hiking paths that look fun but the time was not in our favor this visit. But sure looked fun seeing the trail heads and the narrow...More

Thank Becky W
Reviewed August 2, 2018

If you're from out-of-town, use your GPS or you may make a wrong turn or two on you way to the two look-outs.. Visit the sites just before sunset. The red glow is reflected off some of the buildings in Winona and off the lake....More

1  Thank JBPortland
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This scenic overlook is always a first-place-to-take-a-visitor when one has company in Winona. The drive up the bluff is short, the walk from the parking lot is too. For those with more energy, there is a trail/ stairs that go from the bottom of the...More

Thank LynneRabuse
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Garvin Heights is an easy ten minute drive from the main highway up on to the Minnesota bluff overlooking the Mississippi River valley and Winona, MN. On a clear day you can see up to 30 miles of the river valley from the overlook. The...More

Thank John K
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