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With Sugar on Top

When driving north on Hwy 61, you will know you have arrived in Winona when you see the city’s most... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
buttereyes
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Minneapolis
A nice free activity

This is a nice activity to do in Winona. I hiked up to Sugar Loaf with my friend and his two... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2016
o7oBaseMetal
,
Hannibal, Wisconsin
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Eighty-five foot tall limestone mountain located on a 400-foot bluff.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Glen Ln., Winona, MN 55987
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

When driving north on Hwy 61, you will know you have arrived in Winona when you see the city’s most iconic landmark, Sugar Loaf (illuminated at night), a majestic, limestone pinnacle that tops a 400-500 ft-tall bluff. The pinnacle overlooks the city and rises more...More

1  Thank buttereyes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This is a nice activity to do in Winona. I hiked up to Sugar Loaf with my friend and his two daughters. It has a neat rock formation as well as a great view of Winona. It is a nice, free activity to do in...More

Thank o7oBaseMetal
Reviewed 12 October 2016

When you see Sugar Loaf, you know that you have arrived in Winona, Minnesota. Sugar Loaf are natural bluffs which overlook Lake Winona and the town. It is nice easy hike for families and not overly exerting.

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I work on the American Queen steamboat and we stopped in Winona today so I took a crew bicycle and made my way across the beautiful town and lake to arrive at the little brown maintenance building on the backside of Sugar Loaf. Around the...More

Thank rickyidlett
Reviewed 19 September 2016

From way out of town you suddenly see this oddly-shaped lump of rock sticking out above the trees on the bluff above the town. It's a real local landmark - well worth a photo or two.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I spent some time in Winona and asked many people how to get there and nobody knows. There is rumor about two traces on the back of the hill, but there is "Private property" sigh and no parking at all. I can't reach it, there...More

Thank Mariy V
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Short steep hike but the view was worth it. Park by brown utility building and hike around it to access trail. As you go around fence to the right don't be fooled by wash out as a trail. Go 10-15 yards farther to actual trail.

4  Thank Terry K
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I lived close to Huff street. Actually in Kings street. I have come here to spend free time. Very relaxing absolutely great view. Great to hangout with friends.

Thank Deepan S
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Somewhat easy hike with a beautiful view of all of Winona, the mississippi river, and even past the river into Wisconsin. Even more beautiful at night to see all the lights of the town. Very relaxing and calming.

1  Thank Adrianna R
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Interesting and historical natural landmark. Can be seen for miles. Apparently there's no way to get to it , so that was a bit disappointing. Must be admired from afar. Try Garvin Heights a bit up 61.

1  Thank sasalinder
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