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Kings Bluff Trail

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1.3 mile 2.2 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 59' 18 m
Descent: -137' -42 m
High: 1,280' 390 m
Low: 1,201' 366 m

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Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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A trail that leads you to a spectacular overlook of the Mississippi River.

Kevin Killingbeck

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views

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Starting at the parking area, this interpretive trail will lead you through the woods atop Kings Bluff to an area with views on both sides. The trail continues through Kings Bluff S.N.A. to the East Overlook, which provides a spectacular view of the Mississippi River.

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Oct 20, 2019
Shawn Einerson
Apr 7, 2018
Amanda V.
Beautiful lookout at the end of the trail! Mostly flat but some hills. A good place to go hike with not perfect weather. 2.5mi

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View looking west from King's Bluff on a mid-October afternoon.
Oct 22, 2019 near La Cres…, MN
The view from Kings Bluff—in the distance on the right you can see Queens Bluff and on the left the Mississippi River.
Sep 21, 2017 near La Cres…, MN

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