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Lester Park

Duluth, MN
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Great views, spectacular walking trila and romantic surroundings of nature with trout fishing for everyone too.

Nice place to take a great hike to see beautiful trails, flowing water rapids, trout pools... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
crklehr
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Duluth, Minnesota
Wonderful park with trails and creeks

Parking is conveniently located just outside the park. There's a pavilion just a few steps inside... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Joanie M
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Grantsburg, Wisconsin
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Nice place to take a great hike to see beautiful trails, flowing water rapids, trout pools, beautiful nature, with wildlife to explore and have a stress release!

Thank crklehr
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Parking is conveniently located just outside the park. There's a pavilion just a few steps inside the park that's great for a picnic lunch. Green grass, green trees, trails that lead up into the wooded areas, and a creek that rushes over the rocks make...More

Thank Joanie M
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

We passed over the Lester River on the North Shore Scenic Railroad and enjoyed the view, so we decided to go back and check out the park. We fell in love. There was a playground (which included a large rock as a means to climb...More

1  Thank annaclaire13
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Spectacular views can be had on the Lester River Trail. Although a bit muddy in certain areas, this has been one of my favorite trails to hike. Surprisingly, I only encountered one MTBer. The Lester River Trail was great to hike and appears to be...More

Thank Ben L
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

I was at one of the pavilions on the park grounds for a church event. There are other areas such as trails (walking and biking), seeing the water, and of course the park with a play ground. There are lots of trees in this area...More

Thank garyaverill1
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Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Perfect time to see jumping trout. Beautiful rushing rivers. Hiking trails. New playground area. Convenient location on seven bridges road.

Thank Christa F
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Reviewed February 6, 2017

This is a great place to hike and take in the views! We hiked both on the trail above the river as well as on the frozen river. The views are great and it is right in town.

Thank Connie E
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Lester Park, just off of Highway 61 in Duluth is a real jewel for those who like a pretty walk.The trail begins right beside the park carpark and wanders along the Lester River. I'm sure that it is beautiful any time of year, but we...More

2  Thank olsonj669
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

Spent a Sunday morning exploring the trails of Lester Park. Amazing views and gorgeous scenery. The trials were great for any age. They were not too busy, but felt very family friendly.

Thank chaya s
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Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful place. The river/Rapids are fun to climb around! Cool waterfall too! Nice place to chill and relax! Go here!!

Thank Katrina B
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MN_Hack
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Response from olsonj669 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there walking near the end of January, there were people on the ski trails and they were groomed. If they haven't had snow in the last couple weeks, that may be getting pretty thin by now, but the storm damage... More
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