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Address: Highway 60, Sibley, IA
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Very nice high point

We stopped in at Hawkeye Point while on a road trip from Florida to Alaska. Also stopped at several other high points. This one is quite nice. Besides a marker for the highest... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
John H
Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stopped in at Hawkeye Point while on a road trip from Florida to Alaska. Also stopped at several other high points. This one is quite nice. Besides a marker for the highest point, there are signs with direction and distance to other state's highest points, like Mt. McKinley in Alaska. There is an observation platform and a display of... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This was my third visit here. It's a landmark for me because I travel across interstate 90 fairly often Hawkeye Point is only a few miles south of Worthington, MN on HWY 60. The first time I stopped, there was barely a marker and it was really cool, like discovering something so unique that hardly anyone else knew about. The... More 

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Brownsdale, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This was a great place to stop for a short break from our drive of NE to MN. It was quite a surprise to see the nice park benches, flags, fun deck around the silo to walk, the barn with a quilt block and the mosaic Iowa state marker. there are other fun items at this spot also. The new... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Growing up in Sibley we would climb the Ocheyedan mound as the highest point in Iowa. Then this farm was found to be a tiny bit higher so our local FFA turned it into a park/point. It was a windy stop today, and also stinky(from nearby pigs). If you want a scenic hike, go over to the Ocheyedan mound.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Hawkeye Point is the highest natural point in Iowa, 1670 feet. A few buildings on the property offer brochures and some photo's of historic events in the area. I happened to meet Mike who was building a beautiful deck around the silo for a lookout platform. You can see 3 states from up there and also a lot of agriculture... More 

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