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Rieck's Lake park

I have a lot of fond childhood memories of this park. When I get stressed out about adult life I go... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2016
Heather P
Wisconsin Dells,
via mobile

If you are lucky enough to be in Alma in the fall, you may see the swans in the Lake beside the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2014
Northfield, Minnesota
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Rieck’s Lake is located at the confluence of the Buffalo & Mississippi Rivers. Beautiful sunrises start your day and if you are traveling in the summer months you may experience the morning mist as it rises from the water. Located 3 miles northwest of Alma,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BlueDoorInn
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Up against a wetland, this park offers viewing platforms, and is a great place to view many types of birds.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bob M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Nice park on the backwaters of the Mississippi. There's camping on one end and toys on the other. Large clean bathrooms are a plus! We stop here often.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank atti2de2002
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

I have a lot of fond childhood memories of this park. When I get stressed out about adult life I go there to tap into my inner child. As time changes so do the things around us. Since I was a child they added camping...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Heather P
Reviewed 31 August 2014

If you are lucky enough to be in Alma in the fall, you may see the swans in the Lake beside the park. The Mississippi is on the other side and there may be a few in the backwaters there too. Of course there are...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank K T
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Small little park along the river, great for get away and lots of fisherman stay here with their trailers..Honor system with showers and real bathrooms at the other end of park, portapotties in park...playground for children and shelters for events..

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank Sherry L
Reviewed 2 October 2012

If you're enjoying the Great River Road or making some stops in Alma (I recommend Buena Vista Overlook and Castle Rock Museum) then certainly this is a worthwhile stop. Whereas Buena Vista is grand scenery, this is grand nature. The tundra swans you can view...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank hatchpal4u
Reviewed 7 February 2012

cheap camping, the bathrooms are a little scary. The place is really filling in with weeds fast. A pretty ok playground.

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9 September 2018|
Response from BlueDoorInn | Reviewed this property |
We used to have 1000s now it's down to around 10. Rieck's Lake silted in and there isn't enough water surface for the tundra swans to take off or land. It's still a great close-up view and great picture opportunity. The... More