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A beautiful park with a wide variety of activities

We stumbled across Lester Park accidentally, when we were trying to find Hawk Ridge. We never did... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Lots of hiking and exploring to do

Waterfalls on two different rivers within the park. Mountain biking, skiing, hiking, and a great... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Julie E
New Richmond, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

We stumbled across Lester Park accidentally, when we were trying to find Hawk Ridge. We never did find Hawk Ridge, so instead turned around and stopped at Lester Park instead. We parked by a bridge, and were thrilled to walk down the trail a ways...More

Thank kren250
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Waterfalls on two different rivers within the park. Mountain biking, skiing, hiking, and a great place for children. Good for all seasons.

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Another reason to visit Duluth is this beautiful park. The park is free, and there is ample free parking. There are numerous picnic tables, and grills, as well as sunny and shaded places to put down a blanket, relax, and enjoy the sights, smells, and...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We recently hiked Lester Park with friends and we're surprised to find several swimming holes. Pack a swimsuit and enjoy a swim after a long hike! The trails were very clean and there are several photo opportunities along the way. Nice little gem in the...More

Thank Kayla G
Reviewed 7 December 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
Reviewed 3 October 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
Reviewed 29 September 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
Reviewed 24 September 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
Reviewed 27 August 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
Reviewed 22 April 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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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