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Great views

Great views of the area. Easy to get to. The walk up from the lower parking is straight up, but has... read more

Reviewed yesterday
fresh c
via mobile
Views that will take your breath away!

This area will give you an excellent view from bluff overlooking the Mississippi River and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
105dawnl
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Mauston, Wisconsin
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A scenic overlook where visitors can see from Lake Pepin to Mount Trempealeau.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“beautiful view” (30 reviews)
“short walk” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Winona, MN
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great views of the area. Easy to get to. The walk up from the lower parking is straight up, but has steps

Thank fresh c
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area will give you an excellent view from bluff overlooking the Mississippi River and surrounding area!!

Thank 105dawnl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive up to the top is arduous but the resulting view is spectacular. Great views of Winona and of the Mississippi River.

Thank SUZANNE T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best viewing over the top of a city I have ever seen! Just awesome! Most people visit Winona, MN just for that view alone!

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well marked road leads you to the parking area for this beautiful overlook. Views of the city and river are great. Well worth a stop.

Thank Neal L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool roads leading up to this spot and a beautiful view of Winona and up river to Fountain City on a clear day. Stunning view that is pretty easy to get to by driving and a short walk on a paved path.

Thank Troy H
Reviewed 5 September 2017

You almost park on the overlook. No hiking involved, and only takes a few minutes to get to. I highly recommend taking the trail (just to the left of the overlook, near the fence) and you'll get to a rocky outcrop with a great view...More

1  Thank ErylbyExplore
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Garvin Heights is a scenic spot to view Winona and the valley around Winona. Especially pretty at night with all the city lights. Park closes at 10 pm

Thank marilyn061
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Beautiful views of the Mississippi Valley from the top of the bluffs looking down on Winona. Fantastic vistas.

Thank Ejpurcell3
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Take a few minutes and follow the scenic overlook signs and go to Garvin Heights. The views are unbelievable. Don't miss this!!!

Thank Jimpro
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