Murray Hill Scenic Overlook

Murray Hill Scenic Overlook is 3 acres that offers a panoramic view of the Missouri River Valley. Yucca plants and native flowers dominate the Loess Hill prairie landscape. Interpretive signs are located at the overlook that explain the significance and history of the Loess Hills. Make the steep climb on the trail and you will be rewarded with one of the most picturesque locations in the Loess Hills. It is also a trail head for Brent's Trail totaling almost 12 miles. It is located in the Loess Hills Bird Conservation Area designated by the Iowa DNR. Located on the Loess Hills National Scenic Byway on F-20 just west of Little Sioux.



Located about two miles northeast of Little Sioux on F20.


  • Parking lot
  • Picnic table and bench on trail
  • Loess Hills interpretation signs on trail
  • No restroom or water facilities
  • Pack out trash and recycling