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Lester Park

Duluth, MN
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Fantastic Place to Hangout for the day

Lester Park has so much to offer and then some. Between flowing water falls, hiking trails, huge... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2015
Duluth, Minnesota

You are surrounded by nature's beauty. There is so much to do in Lester Park. I enjoy just going... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2015
Shannon P
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

Lester Park has so much to offer and then some. Between flowing water falls, hiking trails, huge vast open land, and a park for children; it is the half day outdoor adventure seekers paradise. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Ribeyescomerolled
Reviewed 19 May 2015

You are surrounded by nature's beauty. There is so much to do in Lester Park. I enjoy just going and watching the waterfalls and the river, and walking along the trails. I can't get enough!

Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 9 January 2015

It's just a small park with a walking trail . You can swim in the creeks and that can be fun climbing the rocks and jumping . In the fall they have fall fest there .. It's a nice free thing for the family. Free...More

Thank hambel60
Reviewed 7 October 2014

We spent 3 1/2 hours hiking trails in Lester Park ... favorite area was along the Lester River with overlooks along the river. Many cross country ski trails as well...wide, easy to navigate areas (except for some that were extremely muddy and required walking along...More

Thank bbmomof2
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Walked along the river with bubbling brooks and enjoyed the nature. There are places you can go down and put your feet in the water and just enjoy being among the rocks.

Thank Sherila G
Reviewed 12 August 2014

The Zenith City has so much for visitors to see and do, it's hard to take it all in. But for those who like an off the beaten path adventure, try this east end neighborhood park. It does have the usual playground for the kids...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

The Lester River is beautiful. Nice swimming hole the local kids were enjoying. We were looking forward to the 7 bridges road but, it was closed for construction. That was disappointing

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 23 July 2014

People come here for different reasons. For family gatherings, picnics, hiking, skiing, and swimming and jumping into the waterholes formed by the Lester River's current. Hiking and skiing trails meander throughout the park and offer numerous degrees of difficulty (see trail maps posted all around)....More

Thank Parrot434
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Not a great golfer, but enjoy swinging the club, Lester Park has a forgiving course and some beautiful vistas. Tried out a new driver and two new woods and was inspired to greater heights. Lester Park also has a beautiful spot for weddings. It has...More

Thank SunnySis60
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Trees line the hiking trails at the tops of rocky cliffs above the river. Swimming holes and rock jumping, regular or fly fishing spots, swimming or fishing at the base of waterfalls, a playground... There are many things to do at Lester Park in the...More

Thank dregonfly
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Are the cross country ski trails open as of Feb 2017? The parks website still says it's closed from storm damage but that note is from October 2016 Thanks!
4 February 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