Hawkeye Point Climber's Log

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Walkoutnow

Walkoutnow - Feb 9, 2020 9:29 am Date Climbed: Feb 8, 2020

HP #39  Sucess!

First of two HP's on this trip. After flying into Sioux Falls, driving to Worthington for the night, it was only a 15 minute drive south the next morning. Luckily it is right off the road, since there was plenty of snow on the ground and I was in a POS rental.
Very nice of the people that donated the land, and the HP was very well done and marked.

Kristalea

Kristalea - Jan 26, 2020 9:52 pm Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2018

Sunshine for your soul  Sucess!

Hawkeye Point...only 3,206 Miles away from Denali (someday!)

radbb

radbb - Jul 7, 2019 7:50 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2019

Glorious day and glorious views  Sucess!

Flew to MKE and rented a car to hit the Midwest Lakes Area high points. Hawkeye Point was fourth of 5 for this trip. Drive to the trailhead is very straight forward. The HP is located in the middle of a working farm. There is a wonderful campground directly across the street. The water was hot and the showers were clean.

Bluebell08

Bluebell08 - Mar 22, 2019 11:39 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2017

Highpoint #29  Sucess!

Beautiful day, quick stop on a drive from MD to Glacier National Park. Hit 4 state highpoints on this trip and several other national parks. Beautiful country in Iowa!

MNClimberGirl - Mar 3, 2019 5:16 pm Date Climbed: Mar 3, 2019

Temperature was -15  Sucess!

Obtaining this high point is pretty easy...despite snow drifts and -15 weather we checked off our second highpoint today. There was a windchill warning today, so we stayed just long enough to step on the highpoint, sign the log (barely, the pen didn't work) and trek back out to our car.

adventureharder

adventureharder - Jan 12, 2019 1:11 am Date Climbed: Dec 28, 2017

State Highpoint #02 | IA  Sucess!

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billydheyhey

billydheyhey - Nov 16, 2018 1:58 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2018

HP #34!

All cornfields in views from the top; ideal to visit during summer. One of the easiest state highpoints to reach, in my opinion.

Wallylongridge

Wallylongridge - Nov 15, 2018 7:34 am Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2018

Wilson  Sucess!

Cool layout!

LazyJSkwires

LazyJSkwires - Oct 26, 2018 6:09 pm Date Climbed: Oct 30, 2015

Here I was  Sucess!

Drove by on my way to Minneapolis, figured I'd stop by and claim a state high point. Not quite the same as the rest of the terrain I've dealt with

marciamallow

marciamallow - May 26, 2018 12:10 pm Date Climbed: Dec 25, 2017

HP #36  Sucess!

Cold Christmas Day en route from MN to CO

CPrice1024

CPrice1024 - Mar 5, 2018 2:58 pm Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2017

IA Highpoint  Sucess!

5th highpoint

MJS

MJS - Jul 23, 2017 1:17 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2017

U.S. Highpoint #9 - Hawkeye Point  Sucess!

A very long two day roundtrip drive from Milwaukee with only a couple of hours rest at Rest Stops; one each way. That's why I look so excited in the summit photo.

THC73

THC73 - May 31, 2017 12:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2016

Hawkeye Point  Sucess!

We were on a trip from Pittsburgh to Denver and back to Pittsburgh and got several state high points. Got here just before sunset. Great spot!

larvitar

larvitar - Sep 3, 2016 10:08 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2016

Larvitour Stop #31  Sucess!

Having seen all the "flat" high points, I must say that this one is the most interesting. The high point itself wasn't much, but I got a kick out of all those signs showing the direction and distance to the rest of the high points. It really gets you thinking about the mind-boggling scale of this country. Mt. Rogers (my home state's) is 845 miles away, and some of the Western HPs were over 1000...

islandborn11

islandborn11 - Aug 12, 2016 3:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2016

A long way for a flat spot  Sucess!

Drove through over five hours of Iowa to stand in a cornfield. It's a pretty spot and they do as good a job as possible with the displays and signs and camping and such (the restrooms are an outstanding touch), but it's still a cornfield. #25

drea - Jun 1, 2016 4:38 pm Date Climbed: May 1, 2016

HP #1  Sucess!

I loved this! Very well kept.

sgb02d

sgb02d - May 22, 2016 8:18 pm Date Climbed: May 19, 2016

Long Drive - Highly Decorative High Point  Sucess!

Easy to find right off the highway. Parked right next to the highpoint. The campground literally across the street looks to be fully operational with electric and showers. I love how decorated the high point was. It made myself feel better for the long drive to the middle of nowhere.

maddie77777

maddie77777 - May 10, 2016 12:31 pm Date Climbed: May 1, 2016

Really nice job they've done here...  Sucess!

They've really put a lot of money and work into this highpoint. Fantastic job. Well-maintained and really a treat.

CRiedel2

CRiedel2 - Aug 10, 2015 12:26 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2015

Nicely Done!  Sucess!

Visited Hawkeye Point on our way back from vacation in Colorado. I wasn't expecting much, but the mile markers to all of the other state highpoints and the other attractions at Hawkeye Point were pretty neat. My daughter and I signed the register, made a donation and got an Iowa highpoint keychain also. A very well done flatland highpoint! I was glad we stopped.

Judd97

Judd97 - Jul 13, 2015 3:50 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2015

HP #24  Sucess!

My 24th HP on my grandpap's birthday. Miss him very much!

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