Minnesota Highway 18
Kenney Lake Overlook is located along MN 18 about 2.5 miles north of the Garrison Concourse. The overlook serves as a roadside parking area. The overlook wall and other features were built by the CCC from Garrison in 1939.
|Overlook wall and parking area|
|South end 'niche', with stairs and terrace|
|Steps and second terrace|
|Overlook wall and granite curbing|
|North end below the "niche"|
|Kenney Lake Overlook, Circa 1939 (Mn/DOT photo) 1|
|Kenney Lake Overlook, Aug. 1997 1|
The site originally included two curving stone benches and granite curbing. The curbing remains. The original plan included drinking water, three picnic tables, two fireplaces, and two toilets. A second parking area was designed to be just to the south but appears it was never built.
1 Susan Granger, Scott Kelly, and Kay Grossman. (1998, December). Historic Roadside Development Structures on Minnesota Trunk Highways. Minnesota Department of Transportation.