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Inspiration Peak

About 3 miles west of Urbank on Hwy. 38, State Wayside Park, MN
+1 320-852-7200
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Decent hike with a good view

Nice place to get a bit of exercise then rest for a bit at the top. Potentially a good location to... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Michael L
A nice little hike with a great view

This is, according to locals, the highest elevation point in the region. The walk is uphill of... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
rubyredvette
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15 Jul 2017
“Decent hike with a good view”
26 Oct 2016
“A nice little hike with a great view”
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About 3 miles west of Urbank on Hwy. 38, State Wayside Park, MN
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+1 320-852-7200
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Nice place to get a bit of exercise then rest for a bit at the top. Potentially a good location to take some photos, I imagine autumn being a good time or perhaps if there is a storm rolling through. The hike to the top...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is, according to locals, the highest elevation point in the region. The walk is uphill of course but is an easy climb. There are handrails to make it easier. The fall colors are spread in a panorama. I suggest going up at a trail...More

Thank rubyredvette
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Although this is a vertical hike, once at the top, the view is well worth it. Benches along the trail make the climb easier.

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We had a great hike with our boys. Ages 2,5, and 8, they climbed it by themselves. I took a little bit more time! Great view.

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I took a drive to see if leaves were turning yet and ventured north of Alexandria, MN into Ottertail County. We were driving quiet little back roads when we came upon Insporation Peak. I'd been there many years ago with my parents...More

2  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 8 July 2015

we had a picnic after the hike up the hill .great view,steep walk but you do get to sit every so often.glad we ate after the hike.the full stomach would have killed me! don't forget the bug spray!

1  Thank megan424b
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We were there this morning. We got there around 10:30am. It is a very steep hike, but it is short and quick. I would NOT consider this with a stroller or anyone who has any sort of issues with stairs. There are two stops where...More

3  Thank Van_HomeCentral_MN
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Spending time in Ottertail County, we discovered this beautiful view of the western prairie. What a surprise to find this elevation! Just the drive out to Inspiration Park is beautiful, going through rolling hills, forest and prairie. Take the time and make the drive. We...More

1  Thank Mary N
Reviewed 1 December 2014

It's an out of way place and a heavy breathing inducing climb to the top, but it really is a nice view at the top and worth fighting the mosquitoes if you are there during that season. I won't say it is breathtaking, but for...More

Thank Larch15
Reviewed 23 November 2014

This state park, located about 10 miles north of Alexandria, Minnesota, is a wonderful get away. We were pleasantly surprised at the clarity of the water. There are two campgrounds (121 drive in sites). The one we stayed at was right along the lake. The...More

2  Thank Marshall W
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Carissa M
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Response from Janet J | Reviewed this property |
No, this is west of Alexandria, MN.
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