Hitchcock Nature Center, Council Bluffs

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#4 of 8 in Wildlife in Iowa
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  • October 5, 2017
    For how close this is to Omaha/Council Bluffs, it is a wonderful place to camp/hike. Great views and trails.  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    What a gem in your own backyard. Whether you live in the area or just driving through, the nature center is well worth the stop. Very educational for young or old, with hiking trails and observation d...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    The Hitchcock Nature Center is located in the Loess Hills north of Omaha/Council Bluffs. There are miles of trails to pick from ranging from easy to hard. The trail heads are marked with the difficult...  more »
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  • June 14, 2017
    The area is great for hikes due to the hills but the ticks are terrible. I will not be back during the spring/summer/fall months due to the number of ticks we picked off ourselves and the dogs. I understand it's a nature center but at some point it becomes a safety/disease issue. Spray the trails for ticks.
  • April 19, 2017
    Huge site with tons of different things to do. It's well organized with the different experienced trails being labeled, and there's fun off-the-beaten-path deer trails that have gorgeous views. This is the best place to hike and camp, though it's a little ways away from Omaha. Plus, only $2 admission per car!
  • June 6, 2017
    Great spot to hike. Some hills but not too bad. Parking was easy. There were indoor bathrooms available!
  • June 25, 2017
    This is a very nice and hilly hiking trail. However there is about a 4-mile unpaved road that you have to take before you get to the trail.
  • May 7, 2017
    The best kept secret in the Omaha metro area. All types of camping, hiking, activities for kids at the lodge. Best part is the views from the tall hills and the look out deck.

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