This imposing white-trimmed brick home, a National Historic Landmark, was built in 1869.
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Two young visitors peer through binoculars from the overlook at the Hitchcock Nature Center.
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This young family stops for a breather on the boardwalk at the Hitchcock Nature Center.
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Golden wheat contrasts brilliantly against the emerald green hills.
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A couple views the green landscape below the Hitchcock Overlook.
© 2009 Iowa Tourism Office.
The annual Loess Hills Prairie Seminar is held the first weekend in June, close to the summer solstice, with 200-300 prairie enthusiasts in attendance each year. Here, participants enjoy an educational hike through the hills at one of the seminars.
Public domain. Don Poggensee
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Two hikers follow the beaten trail through the grass.
© 2007 Iowa Tourism Office.
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