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Grandad Bluff

3020 Grandad Bluff Road, La Crosse, WI 54601
+1 608-789-7533
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Drive up Main St to get to the park

I was trying to figure out how to get up to the park. Just as the other reviews say it is a great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Freeport, Illinois
Beautiful view

This park is a must stop when in LaCrosse. You can see the city from above as well as Minnesota... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tammy B
Columbus, Wisconsin
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At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful view” (78 reviews)
“three states” (33 reviews)
“winding road” (23 reviews)
3020 Grandad Bluff Road, La Crosse, WI 54601
+1 608-789-7533
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Reviewed yesterday

I was trying to figure out how to get up to the park. Just as the other reviews say it is a great view. There are pay views at the top along with some great story boards on how the park came to be. There...More

Thank Kev521
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This park is a must stop when in LaCrosse. You can see the city from above as well as Minnesota. There are nice viewing areas. Make sure to dress warm during the cooler months.

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 6 days ago

great drive up from lacrosse, wonderful view grrreaat ride on a bike peaceful place. go for a picnic or walk a trail.

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove up here to kill some time. The view of lacrosse is awesome. Would give it 5 stars but just over the fence at the end of the cliff is full or garbage. People are pigs.

Thank Joebob747
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The journey to Grandad's Bluff is a twice a year trek for me each year. I like to go in spring when the leaves are just coming on the trees and plants and then, of course, in the fall. The updated lookout is a major...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stop for a beautiful view of the city. I bet it's gorgeous in the fall. Be sure to go!

Thank Leo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view is gorgeous! You can see the whole city and beyond. The drive up is also very pretty. We came when it was raining, but it was worth going.

Thank C-psalms119
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This well maintained and beautiful view is a must do in LaCrosse. It is a tourist favorite . Good for all ages.

Thank Gardenlover31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to school at UW La Crosse from 1976 - 1980. Trips to Grandad Bluff were often at numerous times of the year. But now, there are several placards explaining history of the region and the bluff itself. There is also an open shelter...More

Thank DaveMemphis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if visiting or living in LaCrosse don't miss this site. What a breath taking view of the area. Worth the drive there

Thank Keith B
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Karen M
9 June 2017|
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Response from Fred C | Reviewed this property |
You'll drive to the top and there's a concrete sidewalk that leads to both the shelter and the overlook. In fact, it's handicapped accessible
Lori D
30 August 2016|
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Response from Steve N | Reviewed this property |
It is accessible by car. There is a parking lot and a short, easy walk to the overlook. There are also trails from there for those who want to explore further.
6 July 2016|
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Response from Terry M | Reviewed this property |
Nope ... Free to all 😀