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Address: 27792 Ski Hill Loop, Honey Creek, Council Bluffs, IA 51542
Phone Number: 712 545-3283
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A treat - enjoy the view!

I've been several times to this unique area with a great view of the Loess Hills and Missouri River valley. Be sure to take the stairs up the overlook. There are nice exhibits of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been several times to this unique area with a great view of the Loess Hills and Missouri River valley. Be sure to take the stairs up the overlook. There are nice exhibits of local animals. Lovely deck for a view too. Top-notch children's educational opportunities. Dedicated staff. I've been told this was to be a garbage heap at one... More 

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Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great views from the bluffs! Love to watch the raptors that frequent the area. Hiking with grat views.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A hilltop amidst the vast farmlands of Iowa and a view tower on the top of this hill. It's the best experience to watch the sun peep from the end of horizon. The height gives you an advantage of seeing the sun right at the crack of dawn and what an experience! You have to be there to feel it.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If You Want 2 Stay In Shape Go Here!!! Walk or Run... Enjoy Time Outside With Your Family Or Friends. Best Place 2 Go If You Want To Have Fun.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This park is wonderful. The workers keep the park in tip top shape. They perform prairie burns to keep everything clean and coming back healthy. This park is excellent for all who like hiking, birding, camping. The park also has a lookout tower that goes approximately 50 ft in the air that gives you a overlook of the whole park... More 

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Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Hitchcock Nature Center is definitely worth a visit. The staff are so knowledgeable about the different species of birds, wildlife, and the area in general. It's a great hiking area and there's a wonderful tower that provides a 360 degree view of the surroundings. Fantastic view of the Missouri River.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

we enjoy hiking here, very scenic . They have a lookout tower that we enjoy. Especially colorful in the fall!

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Omaha
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63 reviews 63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This is simply one of the top 5 hiking areas in the Omaha council bluffs region. I should know as I know every square inch of these lands. Very hilly with some incredible views. You will feel like you are in the foothills of a mountain range. When you pull in there go to the far back and go to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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171 reviews 171 reviews
32 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

It's the best view of the Missouri River valley in the area. During raptor migration, Hitchcock ranks in the top 20 birding sites in the nation.

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Omaha, USA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Hitchcock Nature Center might be my favorite place in the area. Iowa was once quite scenic, but 99.9% of it has been plowed under for corn and bean fields. Hitchcock provides a rare opportunity for nature hikes in this area. The trails are great, and the visitor's center is well done.

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