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Grandad Bluff, La Crosse

4.8
A mesa created by erosion and weathering, Grandad Bluff features expansive views of La Crosse and the surrounding river valley, as well as several hiking trails. The bluff, part of an area formerly quarried for limestone, towers 180 m (590 ft) above the surrounding area. Drive up the winding road to the top and park close to the lookout, where you will find coin-operated binoculars for viewing the town or countryside. Bring a picnic if you like to one of the designated areas. Plan to visit Grandad Bluff and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended La Crosse attractions using our La Crosse trip planner .
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  • The ride up to the Bluff is smooth and not too steep. When you get there it's not a far walk to the place where you can get a great view of the City. By going a little farther up the bluff there is a ...  more »
  • There isn't a whole lot to do in LaCrosse so this is a must. It was an easy drive up to the top and well worth the time to get up there just to be able to look and see up and down the Mississippi Rive...  more »
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  • Beautiful and peaceful lookout. If your lucky you might get to witness a proposal like I did
  • Great view of the La Crosse Wi area with a nicely kept facility.

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