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Hitchcock Nature Center, Council Bluffs
(4.9/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
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  • One of the best places to experience the Loess Hills. I recommend hiking on the trail. Some of the can be really challenging. 
  • My baby, toddler and I had a great hike today. I stuck to the "blue trails" in Fox Ridge which are indicated as easy. I was able to take my double jogging stroller on the path. My toddler loved talkin...  more »
  • Oh this place is so nice. Lots of trails to hike and explore. They have the tower to go up and look out. I'm afraid of heights but I did manage to go up there and look out. It was so pretty. Bring lun...  more »
  • Great views of the Missouri River Valley, a wide variety of trails ranging from easy to more challenging, and a delightful break from the city sounds. Go forth and enjoy! $2 for a day pass or $10 for an annual.
  • great hiking trails ranging from novice to expert level hiking. very knowledgeable park rangers, and a great learning experience in the lodge. has an observation tower that looks over entire park, and even has camping sites available.
  • One of the best nature parks around. Great nature center with a tall watch tower overlooking the park
  • Great place to visit just minutes from the Omaha metro area. Take exit 61 on Interstate 29 and head North on Old Lincoln Highway. There are several hiking trails rated by difficulty. $2.00 dollars to get in.
  • We camped in tent camping. All the spots were far enough apart that you felt secluded. The bugs were in abundance. We did a hike and the trails were well kept. I will return to this place to camp. Make sure to bring your own water!!