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Grandad Bluff

3020 Grandad Bluff Road, La Crosse, WI 54601
+1 608-789-7533
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Beautiful Overlooking View

Beautiful view! Was very glad you could drive to the top, and not have to hike from the bottom! So... read more

Reviewed yesterday
suburbs of Chicago, Illinois
This is the grandaddy of all bluffs

What a neat drive up the bluff and the view is breathtaking especially with the trees changing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dennis W
Holton, Kansas
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At 590 feet, this area offers scenic views.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful view” (76 reviews)
“three states” (33 reviews)
“winding road” (21 reviews)
3020 Grandad Bluff Road, La Crosse, WI 54601
+1 608-789-7533
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful view! Was very glad you could drive to the top, and not have to hike from the bottom! So pretty from up top looking down on the city. We could have spent half the morning staring out on the town and pointing out the...More

Thank Travel4Fun31
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a neat drive up the bluff and the view is breathtaking especially with the trees changing colors

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved this place. The views were lovely. It was 7mile from the hotel but well worth the drive. All free.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure how anyone could generate a complaint about this. It’s free – if you don’t like it then don’t go. The site is very clean and has ready parking. It has succinct but useful historical signage and even has clean modern wash...More

Thank GLars
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great! The views are amazing! So pretty!! Easy paved walking paths. Very attainable for the disabled or strollers. Bathrooms were unexpectedly nice for on top of a bluff, real running water and well maintained! The history of the area is explained on...More

Thank travelingmoma2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a long slow drive uphill to the bluff and well worth it. The view overlooks the entire city and river from a high point that almost offers a 360 view. A must see scenic view of LaCrosse.

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view and experience were great. The only down side was that it was raining. Otherwise, the leaves are starting to change colors and there were a lot of people.

Thank ackerclan4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's absolutely beautiful, great views all around. One of the best things about La Crosse. Great hiking or a pretty drive!

Thank sargar69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing panoramic view of three states. Lovely place with restrooms and no fee to enter. Highly recommend. It’s for a few extra minutes.

Thank 285Wendy285
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really neat thing to do. The view was amazing. We watched a train go through and vehicles stop at the tracks - the vehicles looked like model cars & train set. The bluffs were not visible because of the trees. The description...More

Thank Rick V
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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 😀