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Great climb with beautiful views

Great outdoor activity for anytime but especially beautiful in the fall when the leaves turn. It... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
nd_wheatfield
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Evansville, Minnesota
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Nice views at the top.

Plenty of room to park, and get out and hike a 1/4 mile 400 ft. up to the top. Very nice views from... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
JosephH1632
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Richmond, Minnesota
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Aug 11, 2018
“Great climb with beautiful views”
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“Nice views at the top.”
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

Unless you are a hiker - it is a bit steep. take your time - the view is good of the surrounding countryside. It is a warm hike in summer but then in fall it is beautiful! I agree, a picnic lunch would be good....More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Great outdoor activity for anytime but especially beautiful in the fall when the leaves turn. It is a beginner to mid level hike and at times is a little intense. It is a fun outdoor activity for all.

Thank nd_wheatfield
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Plenty of room to park, and get out and hike a 1/4 mile 400 ft. up to the top. Very nice views from the top! Looks especially great in the fall, when the leaves are changing colors.

Thank JosephH1632
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Nice place to get a bit of exercise then rest for a bit at the top. Potentially a good location to take some photos, I imagine autumn being a good time or perhaps if there is a storm rolling through. The hike to the top...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is, according to locals, the highest elevation point in the region. The walk is uphill of course but is an easy climb. There are handrails to make it easier. The fall colors are spread in a panorama. I suggest going up at a trail...More

Thank rubyredvette
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Although this is a vertical hike, once at the top, the view is well worth it. Benches along the trail make the climb easier.

Thank Janet J
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We had a great hike with our boys. Ages 2,5, and 8, they climbed it by themselves. I took a little bit more time! Great view.

Thank Annie H
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I took a drive to see if leaves were turning yet and ventured north of Alexandria, MN into Ottertail County. We were driving quiet little back roads when we came upon Insporation Peak. I'd been there many years ago with my parents...More

2  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 8 July 2015

we had a picnic after the hike up the hill .great view,steep walk but you do get to sit every so often.glad we ate after the hike.the full stomach would have killed me! don't forget the bug spray!

1  Thank megan424b
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We were there this morning. We got there around 10:30am. It is a very steep hike, but it is short and quick. I would NOT consider this with a stroller or anyone who has any sort of issues with stairs. There are two stops where...More

3  Thank Van_HomeCentral_MN
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Spending time in Ottertail County, we discovered this beautiful view of the western prairie. What a surprise to find this elevation! Just the drive out to Inspiration Park is beautiful, going through rolling hills, forest and prairie. Take the time and make the drive. We...More

1  Thank Mary N
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No, this is west of Alexandria, MN.
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