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“BEAUTIFUL”
Review of Grandad Bluff

Grandad Bluff
Ranked #1 of 30 things to do in La Crosse
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“BEAUTIFUL”
Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is a great place to take people who haven't been to town before or don't come often. It gives a great view of La Crosse. There is areas to have a picnic up there and I love taking people there who are new to town.

Visited August 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 651 helpful votes
“Awesome view”
Reviewed March 18, 2014

Drove up to Grandad Bluff to see the sights of La Crosse and it was quite breathtaking, even in the winter. Even the drive to the top was exciting. Plenty of parking and space to walk around to look at different parts of the town. I cannot wait to check it out in the spring, or even the fall when the colors are changing.

Visited March 2014
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Dakota, Illinois, Usa
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Wide and expansive view, easy to get there.”
Reviewed March 14, 2014

We took the curving drive up to the top of Grandad Bluff on a windy day in early March. What a spectacular view we found, with a very nice parking area and well maintained site! There are plaques telling the story of the local tribes that once lived around La Crosse, as well as stories about the economy of the early settlers. The pioneering people who made a small park with a giant flagpole at Grandad Bluff are also honored. As Katrina JB has stated, if you have an hour to spare while in La Crosse, you should certainly take in the view from Grandad Bluff.

Visited March 2014
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awesome views”
Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Have to check this place out... the best views of of lacrosse. Great place to bring the family or come solo

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Silvis, Illinois
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Don't miss it!”
Reviewed March 6, 2014

If you're in LaCrosse, it would be a shame to not take an hour to visit Grandad Bluff. It's a short drive east on Main Street to the entrance to go up the bluff to the top. The view is spectacular, and it's not a scary drive up there, as some are. It's also free, as it's owned by the Parks Department. Once up there, it's a short walk to the viewing area, and the walk is a ramp, so it's wheelchair-friendly.

Visited September 2013
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