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Amazing views

There’s so much natural beauty in Winona. Take a short walk to the Garvin Heights lookout via the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
janelmiller06
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Winona, Minnesota
via mobile
What a View !!

What a beautiful view of Winona, well worth the curvey drive up. Nice to see it's being taken care... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeff B
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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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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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“short walk” (13 reviews)
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"entire city"
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"fall colors"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s so much natural beauty in Winona. Take a short walk to the Garvin Heights lookout via the parking lot or take a hike up the stairs. Both will leave you breathless for the fantastic sights of Winona and the surrounding area from a bird’s...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful view of Winona, well worth the curvey drive up. Nice to see it's being taken care of and preserved.

Thank Jeff B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is one of my favorite places to visit when I am in Winona! Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall this outlook gives a great view of the town and surrounding valley. You can access it by either the road, which is a nice drive, or...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

If your a nature person you will appreciate the prairie restoration project. Nice lookout with a good view.

Thank WoodsyGinger
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

This was a nice hike and great views of Winona! The information at the overlook was also very interesting. We enjoyed it very much!

Thank Emily Y
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We never tire of the views from the bluff top. We always take visitors to town up there and recommend it often. It's worth a drive (or strenuous walk) up there any time of year and is especially interesting in the fall when trees are...More

Thank Patrick S
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

See Winona and the lakes their full glory. It's an easy drive and worth the views. I always think of the Native American Indian tribes and what they must have thought of this magnificent place.

Thank theiting
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

This was a very easy, quick walk around the lake. The path is well cared for, there are port-a-potties available. It would be nice to have a marker saying the distance around the lake.

Thank maggiejeanhensley
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Glad we took the time for this quick visit. It was a cold and windy day in October but we enjoyed the view. You could see the entire city of Winona and the river valley.

Thank Annegravelle
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Drove up to this scenic viewpoint and really did enjoy the view. Noted a walking trail, but not sure of distance so didn't take.

Thank Bonnie H
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