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Grandad Bluff

La Crosse, WI 54601
608.789.7533
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Breathtaking views

A beautiful way to take in La Crosse. Scenic overlooks, with fantastic photo opportunities. It's a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
0526Ruby2
via mobile
Couples getaway

We came up there early in the day. It had a Nice view of the river. Pretty drive up there. Other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allison R
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At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“three states” (30 reviews)
“alpine inn” (19 reviews)
LOCATION
La Crosse, WI 54601
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608.789.7533
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful way to take in La Crosse. Scenic overlooks, with fantastic photo opportunities. It's a great hike, bike ride, or just car ride up the bluff.

Thank 0526Ruby2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came up there early in the day. It had a Nice view of the river. Pretty drive up there. Other than that, not much else to see.

Thank Allison R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool views! Take your time and a good camera. Go on a clear day and you can see for miles. Easy to find and good parking.

Thank Renodogg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are better from the road along the river. This drive to the top of Grandad Bluff is a complete waste of time and gas.

Thank Jacques59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are fantastic. It is a short drive up to the top of the bluff, and you have a view of all of Lacrosse. You have to go here and take it all in. There is ample parking at the top of the bluff,...More

Thank Howard P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view of LaCrosse and surrounding area! Nice restaurant called Alpine Valley on top. A must see for visitors!!

Thank Greg E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice view. Rained the day we were there but from what we could see, it was a nice park. Interesting monument at the top (for Christians)

Thank Timothy J G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving to the top and watching the sun set was magnificent from this wonderful panoramic overlook. Would highly recommend this.

Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the drive up the steep, curving road. Would be great if everyone would heed the speed signs because there are a lot of blind turns and that can make it a bit scary. However, the views once up there are spectacular!! We were...More

Thank Leslie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was too worried about going to the top by car, as there were many sharp curves, but from the glimpses I had, the view was great of Lacrosse and the Mississippi - but it's not for faint hearted people like me

Thank 1937Michael
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Karen M
Is thwre a hike to get to top?
10 June 2017|
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Response from matt c | Reviewed this property |
you can choose to hike to the top. a little steep but not too much. bring water if its on a hot day.
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Lori D
Is the outlook accessible by car or have to hike?
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.
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Lucylou1bur
Is there a cost involed?
6 July 2016|
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Response from Terry M | Reviewed this property |
Nope ... Free to all 😀
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