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Nice view

Do the wilderness drive and the headwaters and if you have time stop here and go down the steps to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Heather M
Great sunset views and nice hiking area

Great stop to walk, photo's, and hiking. we walked along the path to view lake and walk dogs... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
roamawaywithus
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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Site of 250-year-old red pine trees.
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3 days ago
“Nice view”
17 Jun 2017
“Great sunset views and nice hiking area”
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Lake Itasca, MN
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Do the wilderness drive and the headwaters and if you have time stop here and go down the steps to admire the view.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great stop to walk, photo's, and hiking. we walked along the path to view lake and walk dogs. stayed until sunset for photos.

Thank roamawaywithus
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a really pretty view of the lake. There are a couple flights of stairs to hike down to the platform but it was not too hard.

Thank Jesse S
Reviewed 26 October 2015

You can stop here while driving through the park and then hike down a fairly steep wooden stairway, in several stages, to near the water where there is a beautiful view of the lake. The climb down is fine, but you will get a good...More

1  Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The view of the lake is great. You can put yourself in the moccasins of the early peoples and pioneers here. I'd love to take a canoe there!

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is a stop along the main drive around Lake Itasca with a great view from a viewing platform. There are multiple steps to get to the overlook and you are rewarded with a great view.

Thank sd2travel
Reviewed 19 July 2014

OH MY GOODNESS! What a view! You must make the trek down the stairs to see it! There is a trail that connects to the preacher's grove and then continues, or you can just do a one stop from the road.

Thank Maria J
Reviewed 30 June 2012

Interesting and beautiful all at the same time....would've stayed longer if not for the misquitos!

Thank Debbie V
Reviewed 9 April 2012

this is the site of my wedding and is half way between bear paw campground and douglas lodge on our favorite hiking trail

Thank louiae s
Reviewed 16 February 2012

Small but serene place to go and relax and contemplate your life. Trees are amazing. Ground is soft from fallen needles.

Thank decadarlin
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