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Review of Grandad Bluff

Grandad Bluff
Ranked #1 of 32 things to do in La Crosse
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.
Reviewed November 17, 2013

It is always worth a trip up the bluff to hang out in this park for a couple hours. Been going for over 20 years. Great view of Fall colors. Fun view of the entire town. Biking and hiking trails offer challenge. There is also a bar restaurant a little more than half the way up that is a good place to stop for a beer.

Thank Ktrane
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Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Been quite a few years since I've been up to the bluff, went up this summer with some friends from out of town. It is a significant improvement over the past facilities but it is still just a nice view, you walk up to the edge, look over, for a while and then leave.

Thank Mark362allan
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Reviewed November 17, 2013

The drive to the observation area was winding, exciting, and quite beautiful. The views are breathtaking as you drive up to the top and although the road is narrow and has many sharp turns, you are not driving too close to the edge (helpful if you are not a fan of heights). Once you get to the top, the views are amazing and you can basically see the entire city, including the River. We actually had a big hawk fly up to a branch near us and sit there the whole time which was pretty cool.

I think there are trails too, but I am not familiar with those.

Bottom line: Beautiful views and the environment provides a chance to escape the world below and enjoy serenity.

Thank safirestar56
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Reviewed November 17, 2013

Even on a cold rainy, gray fall day the views are spectacular. Take the time when in La Crosse to check out this gem. Th e views of the river valley are great.

Thank Dennis M
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

Low traffic and great views. Only negative is that the trail lacks navigational maps. We got lost a few times.

Thank Wendy L
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