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“What a great view!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Grandad Bluff

Grandad Bluff
Ranked #1 of 30 things to do in La Crosse
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Owner description: At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“What a great view!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

The view from Grandad's bluff is great, but it is really awesome at night with all the city lights. And the drive up to the top is pretty amazing as well. Watching the 4th of July fireworks up there is great too.

Visited November 2013
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Granddad Bluff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

Beautiful view of the city. It is an easy walk to the viewing area and is wheelchair accessible for all to enjoy!

Visited October 2013
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Lacrosse, wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great place to go”
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited November 2013
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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Nice view”
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Relaxation above the city”
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited November 2013
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