Murray Hill Scenic Overlook

Murray Hill Scenic Overlook is three 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 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.


  • Parking lot
  • Picnic table on trail
  • Loess Hills interpretation signs on trail