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awesome view of the Mississippi River

Passing by on a Sunday drive and exploring the little Towns around our home, I like to see views... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ferdinand R
Rochester, Minnesota
Nice overlook

This is a great little park to stop and see the beautiful Mississippi valley. Bring mosquito... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mantorville, Minnesota
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This park, located 500 feet up on a bluff, offers scenic views.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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Alma, WI
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Passing by on a Sunday drive and exploring the little Towns around our home, I like to see views from lookout points or parks. This one was wonderful.

Thank Ferdinand R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little park to stop and see the beautiful Mississippi valley. Bring mosquito spray. There is also a nice hiking trail down to Alma from the park. It's also close to a nice little winery with a nice view of its own.

Thank rmpeterson2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Alma and went to Buena Vista for a quick hike down the bluff. I dropped the kids off @ the park & met them in Alma about 10 minutes later as they hiked down the bluff for a lottle exercise. There are...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a beautifully well maintained site. This is for visitor's from all over and all ages. Tiny park, just swings for the kids but does have a few picnic tables and bathroom facility. Nice hike up the nature trail about one mile from the...More

Thank X4482GFsusanm
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Took a short detour off the Great River Road to drive up here. Given the time of year it was deserted except for myself, two squirrels and a very busy woodpecker. The views from the bluff are spectacular. There are several benches and picnic tables...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a great overlook of the Mississippi River and the little town of Alma. I've been here multiple times and it's still great everytime.

Thank Mike7473
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We hadn't planned on going to this park but noticed the signs when driving through Alma after visiting the Lock and Dam and decided to drive up so glad we did. If we ever make it back again we would definitely bring a picnic the...More

Thank mimi1971
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Buena Vista Overlook is a perennial stop for any of our Motorcycle trips that takes us through Alma. Regardless of the time of they year....the view and vistas are breathtaking! Has picnic tables as well as a rustic restroom. Its the largest natural balcony overlooking...More

1  Thank Joe P
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A short, beautiful drive from the town of Alma sits this tiny, rolling hill park featuring a spectacular view of the Mississippi River and valleys about 600 ft above. Can't beat the view.

Thank havenj63
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It is quite a view from up there! Don't miss seeing this if you are in Alma. It is quite impressive.

Thank cuTRis
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