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Pikes Peak State Park, McGregor

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Pikes Peak State Park is located in McGregor. By using our McGregor road trip planning app , you can arrange your visit to Pikes Peak State Park and other attractions in McGregor.
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  • WOW! Absolutely beautiful views of the Mississippi and surrounding towns! Very short walk from the parking lot to the viewing look out. YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED!! If you have the extra time hike b...  more »
  • The campground in this park isn't huge, but the spots are very nice. The modern bathroom is very nice and kept very clean. (The vault toilet on the south end is not for the faint of heart or modesty t...  more »
  • A wonderful park and a must visit. The camp sites are a little close together in some spots but it's so quiet you'd never notice! Grounds are immaculate and bathhouse was G.I. clean. The hiking path to the falls is a boardwalk in one direction and a natural trail from the other. Something for everyone. The views are breath taking. If you do visit, do yourself a favor and visit the small town of Clayton a few miles away. We found it so very well kept and clearly a lot of pride there.
  • Always great with its spectacular overlooks of the Mississippi and Wisconsin rivers. The trail to Bridal Veil Falls becomes a boardwalk, which is nice, but can be slippery if it's wet or really humid out. The park even has mounds and at least one effigy mound, the later a pretty easy walk not far from the park's shelter area. Beware, this park is super, super busy during fall leaf colors. Might want to visit mid-week then if possible.

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