Details

Distance

0.28 miles

Elevation Gain

33 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by Drew Thompson

Hawkeye Point is the highest point in Iowa. Surrounded by cornfields the caretakers for this location have done a great job with some informative displays and marking the point itself. Definitely worth a stop if you are in the area.

Directions:

From I-90. Go to Worthington, Minnesota and take Exit 45, which is rt. 59 South. While still in Minnesota, look for signs to route 60 South. Once you hit the Iowa border, it is about 3 miles to the turn. Make a left on to 130th street. There is a sign marking the turn for Hawkeye Point on route 60. Once in the driveway, drive up about a tenth of a mile, and look for the silo to the right. Behind it is the highpoint marker and the highpoint of Iowa. There is a summit register.

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