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Grandad Bluff

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Address: La Crosse, WI
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At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.

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This is one place you have to go when in LaCrosse. It takes a while to get to the park but follow the signs and you will get there. The area is handicap accessible and the views... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Plymouth, Wisconsin
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Plymouth, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one place you have to go when in LaCrosse. It takes a while to get to the park but follow the signs and you will get there. The area is handicap accessible and the views are astounding.

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kansas city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a rare day for me, spending a beautiful day with my adult children and Granddaughter. We decided to see some sights around La Crosse, and Grandad Bluff was perfect. The walk up to the Bluff is paved, with clean restrooms available. There are paved "walk outs" on the bluff which offers a different view from each one. The... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The park is iconic. La Crosse is appropriately proud of the vantage point offered at the park. It is nice to ponder the history and future of the area from this great scenic overlook. The park has been maintained to make it a welcoming spot. We even caught a glimpse of a deer walking through the park at midday. Take... More 

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Thank Italyvacationer2010
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bring your binoculars and be amazed at the view! This bluff overlooks the city and is breathtaking. It is an easy climb and there are viewers at one point on the bluff.

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Milwaukee, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome views, as expected, but also amazing. So much to look at on all sides, as you drive in on a slim ridge. Lots of history to read about. Nice bathrooms.

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Thank Lia S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This newly renovated landmark is a must to see! Since Bliss Road has washed out several times, my advice is use this as a highlight because access is good now, but future hillside slides are often a reminder of days when your ride to the top was detoured, and driving up on highway 33 is not as convenient nor as... More 

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Thank Colene M
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104 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The ride to the top of the bluff is good. They close the park et night. Short distance to walk to the scenic overlook. Pretty wildflowers. Nice panoramic views. Free.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a very nice park on a high bluff overlooking the Mississippi River valley. Nice facilities were available. Obviously a prime location for picnickers as it was filling up as we were leaving. But worth the drive up, especially during non-peak times (weekend picnic times, etc.)

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Gurnee IL
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A short ride up the bluff and you will see the town of LaCrosse and the river. Very beautiful. We went in July - I can imagine how beautiful it is in the fall with the trees changing.

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Champlin, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must to visit if in Lacrosse as the viewing area is kept up, nice bathrooms and viewing panorama you should not miss.

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