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Lake Pepin

Red Wing, MN
+1 651-345-3401
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Lake Pepin -- beloved by sailors, eagles and historians

For centuries Lake Pepin was border between the Souix and Chippewa...Often a point of conflict... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Beauty of Nature

Lake Pepin is truly amazing! A small unique town, with a huge lake blending with the Mississippi... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Dorene W
Red Wing, Minnesota
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Reviewed 6 days ago

For centuries Lake Pepin was border between the Souix and Chippewa...Often a point of conflict between these neighboring tribes. The Chippewa River named for the latter tribe, enters the Mississippi with great force, and over eons deposited sugar-sand into Father of Waters -- partly damming...More

Thank Triponeill
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Lake Pepin is truly amazing! A small unique town, with a huge lake blending with the Mississippi. ⛵, BOATS, lots of them. There are fishing boats, sailing vessels, on your own or take a tour! Watch America's symbol, the majestic Bald Eagle soars over the...More

1  Thank Dorene W
Reviewed 1 April 2017

What a pretty lake this is.... Fun place to pop over and see if you are in the Red Wing area. The tour boat was not up and running yet, but will for sure come back and do this.

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Have stayed at Camp Lacupolis and at hotels in small towns along both the MN and WI sides of Lake Pepin. It is truly a beautiful area. There are many places to stop to eat, shop at flea market and antique stores, fish, boat, etc....More

Thank 4grandtravel4
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

There is so much to see in this city and there are a few houses that go all out for Halloween that was really neat to see. The marina was nice and nothing beats watching the sunrise over the bay.

Thank 508thomasw
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We keep returning to the Lake Pepin Area. Gorgeous views and drive along the Great River Road. Many small towns, hotels, eateries along the way. Lots of fishing, hunting, hiking, shopping opportunities. Makes for a great family trip or romantic weekend.

Thank 850lauriel
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Lake Pepin is that portion of the Upper Mississippi between Minnesota and Wisconsin that begins many miles south of Red Wing, MN and extends many miles south of Pepin, WI. At its widest, it is several miles across. It's lined with majestic bluffs, bald eagle...More

Thank Jazzdat
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Whether you drive along the Minnesota or Wisconsin side of Lake Pepin you will not be disappointed. On both sides of the river there is a vast selection of hotels, B&B's, restaurants and shops to enjoy. There are parks and beaches where you can sit...More

Thank Happy T
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I love to sit and enjoy the view along Lake Pepin. There are seagulls,hawks and an occasional eagle. The sailboats docked in Lake City make a nice picture. There are pretty view from both the Minnesota and Wisconsin sides. For those of you that do...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Lake Pepin beautiful. I love going there with family , boating hanging out. It's a great family destination.

Thank 438lynnr
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Does Lake Pepin have fishing?
21 May 2015|
Response from jgirl57 |
Yes they do