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Address: Rainbow Point, north on Eighth Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Phone Number: 712-328-4650

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Beautiful overlook!

Another must do in Omaha! Best viewed when the sun is setting. The overlook is quite inspiring! The river and marsh below and the beautiful city of Omaha highlighted!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Omaha Nebraska
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

There is not a great deal to do here but the view is really cool and I think it would be better at night. It is a great place to watch the air traffic from the airport.

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Colorado Springs
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5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Another must do in Omaha! Best viewed when the sun is setting. The overlook is quite inspiring! The river and marsh below and the beautiful city of Omaha highlighted!

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Love to sit and watch the planes at Eppley taking off and landing. Great view of the Missiouri River and the valley.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a good place to come on a nice sunny day. The view is amazing looking into Omaha and there are some really fun walking trails that one can take on the side of the bluff. Some where near the bottom there is a neat little natural spring. Definitely a place to explore!!

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Houston
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158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

High unobstructed view of the airport and on to Omaha. Pleasant environment with stairs or ramps for walking around.

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Iowa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Love this location overlooking Eppley Airfield in Omaha and I-29.you are perched high on the bluffs overlooking all of downtown Omaha and the Missouri river. Nice hiking trails and historic information about the Lewis and Clark expedition.might be hard to find, but worth the effort!

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14 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

My family visited her in the morning before the museums opened. It is a nice place to spend a little time looking over the river and downtown Omaha. There were walking trails however we didn't use them. Park service was there cleaning up garbage ect. Good photo ops.

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Sidney, Iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The kids loved this place, no charge. Great way to get exercise on a nice day! Very educational. BEAUTIFUL view!

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Frankfort, Indiana, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Great overlook of the city. A place to stop and think about history of the USA and this area. Peacefull place to reflect. Also, has a nice nature trail.

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Ocala, Florida
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160 reviews 160 reviews
29 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The views from this overlook are nice, but there is not much to the monument itself. It is well maintained and clean.

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