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Iowa High point

Hawkeye Point is the highest point in Iowa. It is easy to find and to get to. You can drive right... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
Willeynel
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Edmond, Oklahoma
One of the Easiest State Highpoints

If you're at all interested in state highpoints, you'd be hard pressed to find one in the Midwest... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2017
roadtripfamof5
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Atlanta
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Highway 60, Sibley, IA
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Hawkeye Point is the highest point in Iowa. It is easy to find and to get to. You can drive right up to the site. It is well maintained and very attractive. It is worth a trip if you are passing this way or just...More

Thank Willeynel
Reviewed July 22, 2017

If you're at all interested in state highpoints, you'd be hard pressed to find one in the Midwest more accessible than Hawkeye Point. It is a mere 15 miles off Interstate 90, right off Hwy 60. Though you drive into the middle of private farmland,...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

We were on our way through on a road trip. This was on our way. It was a fun stop to see and were able to stretch our legs. The place was very well maintained and a nice picnic spot. The point was cool. Also...More

Thank Virginia W
Reviewed May 22, 2017

The highest point in Iowa is only 3 miles north of Sibley on highway 60. On site there are a number of monuments that you can view along with some older farm building and a grain silo. There is also a small camp ground across...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Totally a waste of time very boring kids wondering why we made them stop! Far better to climb the Ocheyedan mound!

1  Thank Marlin L
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Not everyone is in to state high points, but for those of us who are, this is a fun stop. The folks who own the land have set up a veritable shrine to state high points, with the history of this spot, Iowa's highest point,...More

Thank Mark O
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Don't drive out of your way to see this! Boring not exciting! If you really want to see an high point drive to Ocheyedan and climb up the Ocheyedan mound great views !

Thank Marlin L
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Aerosmith taught is that "Life's a journey, not a destination." In this case, both are worthwhile. They have. Nice camping area across the street with plenty of places for campers and a shaded area for tents. If you are approaching from the east on Route...More

Thank Bill15Q
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Great place to stop and learn about the highest point in Iowa. Great place to camp. Clean restrooms and camping area. Great to let the kids out for a good run.

Thank R6179FSpaulh
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Part of the high pointers club we were doing a 5 day trip to knock off a couple of high points on our list. It was great to see the dedication and design thought to this high point. It is well maintained and interactive. There...More

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