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Don't miss the view

A great view of the landscape of hills,river, peace and tranquility! We were hoping to see more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rolfe, Iowa
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Sunset with your sweetheart

The views from this park are phenomenal! If you can make it for sunset, you won't regret it. You... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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This park, located 500 feet up on a bluff, offers scenic views.
Alma, WI
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great view of the landscape of hills,river, peace and tranquility! We were hoping to see more fall colors, might have been there a week to soon- first week of Oct. If it was a bit warmer we could have enjoyed a picnic!

Thank denisewasko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views from this park are phenomenal! If you can make it for sunset, you won't regret it. You must bring a camera!

Thank Gabriel G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The road is a bit windy, and there's a short hike to the bluff, but well worth the trip! There is a bench at the point to enjoy the view. Also there are many picnic tables in the park. Watch out for silage trucks right...More

Thank Maryoke
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Drive to the top short walk to a beautiful view. Picnic tables, grills, well kept park. Don't go through Alma without stopping here!

Thank Schafam
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I"m not a huge fan of heights so I wasn't interested in walking right to the edge as there is no fence or guardrail. But, you can get the full view anyway as there are gently sloped stairs leading down to the scenic viewing area...More

Thank EngelkingCGMN
Reviewed 1 September 2018

From Buena Vista Park you can see the Mississippi River area, lock and dam #4, and scenery. It is free with plenty of parking. I hiked down - about 3/4 of a mile on a nice path. (It was steep - I could have hiked...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Located 500 feet above Alma, Wisconsin, it’s a small city park with a big view of the Mississippi River for several miles to the north and south. According to Better Homes & Gardens magazine, "Buena Vista Park is one of the river valley's finest natural...More

Thank BlueDoorInn
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Took the motorcycles up to overlook the river. The short walk from the parking area to the look out was well kept. The view is beautiful and worth the time to go off the beaten path.

Thank MaWheels
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This was a fun road with switchbacks leading to the vista. Views are great, nice picnic area and pit toilets.

Thank RedBird66
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

A short walk to the overlook. Stunning views of the River, the Lock and Dam and the town of Alma. Beautiful in the summer. I can only imagine the beauty of Autumn.

Thank Juergens558
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