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Grandad Bluff, La Crosse
(4.8/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Grandad Bluff into our La Crosse trip builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I went here late at night as a last minute trip. It's incredibly gorgeous, and at night you can see basically the entire city of LaCrosse lit up below you. The path around it is nice, though not well ...  more »
  • We were on a motorcycle and this was recommended to us so on our way out we stopped ..this was worth the time and the view was gorgeous. I would stop again and spend a little more time there 
  • Scenic overlook, very short drive from town. Windy. Wait till spring. Take Main St east, up the hill and turn right at the bar.