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Nice park for hiking

Very nice and beautiful park. Lots of hiking trails and really pretty scenery. The falls at the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Absolutely beautiful

We were surprised with the beauty of this park in the city. A very natural setting with two streams... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Jefferson City, MO, United States
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Very nice and beautiful park. Lots of hiking trails and really pretty scenery. The falls at the top is a great place for pictures.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CLichtle
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We were surprised with the beauty of this park in the city. A very natural setting with two streams running through it. It appears to be for ski mobiles and cross country skiing during winter, but we were there in the fall. It was very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank U2729YGmichaelm
Reviewed 28 September 2018

It was a lovely drive through this park with a beach at the opposite end. Could see the Lake through the trees at times. Great place for a picnic!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sewalways
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kelly B
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kgirg
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!

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JoanieM620
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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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