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Great River Road Visitor and Learning Center

200 Monroe St, Prescott, WI 54021-1118
+1 715-262-0104
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This is just what it says it is. It is a mini museum of history and natural history for the area... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Leanng eperience with a super view.

My wife and I have been to the visitor and learning center a number of times before and this amazes... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
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“picnic area” (2 reviews)
“mississippi” (6 reviews)
200 Monroe St, Prescott, WI 54021-1118
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is just what it says it is. It is a mini museum of history and natural history for the area. They have an abundance of information for traveling the Great River Road. The setting is beautiful with lovely grounds, gorgeous views, wonderful butterfly and...More

Thank Marshmiller
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife and I have been to the visitor and learning center a number of times before and this amazes me every time I am here with the sheer beauty of this center and the Mississippi River area. Birds, flowers barges on the river and...More

Thank calvene
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I live in IL and was returning home from the Twin Cities heading to Red Wing, going through Winona MN. My GPS routed me down MN 10/61 which is known as the Great River Road. I recommend traveling on this route always! I'm following the...More

Thank arts713
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We stopped in while traveling the Great River Road over the weekend. It is a lovely spot to stop and stretch your legs while enjoying the views!

Thank ellemarie23
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Great views of the water. Picked up a walking tour book, a little out of date but was fun. The center closes at 5 so get there early.

Thank Punky D
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I live near Freedom Park and go here ALOT. Sometimes I bring my lunch, a good book, some work, whatever and just spend time here. It is gorgeous, as it overlooks the confluence where the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers come together. We are blessed...More

Thank CandissD
Reviewed 7 November 2015

On top of a river bluff the facility offers a good look at the river and a nice green space with outdoor amphitheater plus playground for the young people to play on. Good for a quick picnic or stretch. Visitor center has regular hours and...More

Thank Swishing-Along
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Unfortunately this visitor center was closed on Mondays which was the day we were there. Seems strange since the Great River Road is promoted as a great fall scenic drive that it's visitor center would be closed on a Monday. I'm sure it's an informative...More

Thank KentNewLondonMN
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Nice place to stop along the road. Clean bathrooms, nice view of the river, and small playground. There wasn't a lot to see in the visitor center but we enjoyed the exhibits about some of the river's history.

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This park offers some nice views of the river, although nothing spectacular. This is not a "must see" park. The visitor center has minimal exhibits. One can walk around the grounds and enjoy the beautiful views of the river below. Other than having a picnic,...More

Thank Rogerdob
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