Hitchcock Nature Center, Honey Creek

#6 of 27 in Wildlife in Iowa
Open year round Hitchcock Nature Center is home to the Loess Hills Lodge Interpretive Facility & offers visitors many opportunities for low impact recreation. We feature a RV & tent campground, primitive backpack camping, playground, archery range & picnic areas along with over 12 miles of hiking trails in the scenic Loess Hills.

Hitchcock Nature Center is open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 365 days a year. The Loess Hill Lodge Exhibit Gallery is currently operating on spring hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. We are closed Mondays & major holidays.

Admission is $2.00 per vehicle or purchase an annual permit for $10.00.

For more information please visit our website at www.pottcoconservation.com.
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  • This place has miles of trails and is well worth a hike, From very easy to pretty hard. Make sure you get to the visitor center and the tower and enjoy the views! Would suggest the hike from the tower...  more »
  • We got on the old Lincoln Highway and saw the signs for the nature center, Roads are a little narrow but otherwise a great stop to learn about the flora and fauna of Iowa, Also to see what the loess s...  more »
  • Absolutely love it here. It's all about nature with lot's of trails to choose from. There is a beautiful wooden bridge and a look out tower. Camping and cabins here. This is a great place to get close and personal with nature. Bring your friends or come alone, guaranteed to enjoy this beautiful nature center.
  • Very nice Scenic Overlook area. Enjoyed the nice country Drive getting there also. They have some type of a nature center there but I did not go inside I think it was closed. I did see lots of people hiking. I'd like to check this place out during the summer time next year. I posted some photos.please smash that thumbs-up button if my review was helpful. Also click the thumbs up on each of the photos that you liked.

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