Buena Vista Park, Overlook

City park with a stunning overlook of the Mississippi River, hiking, picnic area. Largest natural balcony overlooking the Mississippi River. Visitors can watch barges traveling up the river and locking through Lock & Dam #4, along with views of the sand islands and backwater areas.

Hours of Operation

Open year-round dawn to 11pm.


County Road E from Main Street in Alma up the bluff to Buena Vista Park and walk to the overlook. County Road E starts at Wisconsin Highway 35 (the Great River Road) in Alma.


  • Disabled Access

Natural Attractions Type

  • Scenic Vistas