Eagles Bluff Park

La Crescent, Minnesota

 
     
 
About
 
 

Ownership

 
 

City of La Crescent

 
     
 

Links

 
 

City of La Crescent Parks & Recreation

 
     
 

Hours

 
 

6:00am to 10:00pm

 
     
 

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Location
 
 

Maps

 
 

La Crescent Bicycle and Hiking Map

HCP Bike and Hike Map Inside Brochure

AllTrails map

 
         
 

Size

 
 

113 acres

 
         
 

Parking

 
 

422 Red Apple Dr.
La Crescent, Minnesota

There is no designated parking. Park on the east side of Red Apple Dr. near the park sign.

N43 50.752, W91 18.492

 
         
 

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          Houston County  
          Southeast Minnesota  
     
 
Activities
 
 

Hiking Trails

 
 

3 miles

 
     
 

Hunting

 
 

 

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Ecological Classification

  Ecological Classification  
  Ecological Province     Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province    
  Ecological Section     Paleozoic Plateau    
  Ecological Subsection     The Blufflands    
  Land Type Association     Brownsville Slopes    
             
 

Native Plant Communities*

   
 

Not mapped 5/28/2021

   
  * Source: The Minnesota Biological Survey, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Ecological Resources      
         
 

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This is the signage at the access point on Red Apple Drive.

 
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Looking down on the sign towards the street. Street parking is the only parking available.

 
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Start of the trail.

 
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There are numerous cream colored trail markers on the various trails within the park.

 
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There are several signs similar to this one throughout the park.

 
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This is a the bench at the intersection of several trails.

 
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The signage near the bench in the prior picture.

 
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There are two Bluff Prairies within the park. This sign is at one that is the most open.

 
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The view towards La Crescent from the Bluff Prairie.

 
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The bench at the other Bluff Prairie, a short distance from the other one.

 
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The view from the second Bluff Prairie.

 
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A view along the Macintosh Access trail.

 
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Signage at the Macintosh trailhead.

 
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View from Macintosh towards the trailhead. Only street parking is available.

 
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This is the Swing Bridge Lookout point. A better view will be had when the leaves have fallen. The Swing Bridge can be seen as well as river tow waiting for the bridge to swing open.

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A different perspective from the Swing Bridge Lookout.

 
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Aug 16, 2019

 
       

 

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Insects and Arachnids

 
 

jagged ambush bug (Phymata americana)

mourning cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)

thick-headed fly (Myopa clausa)

  jagged ambush bug (americana)  
           
 
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Created: 9/17/2021

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