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Lewis and Clark Monument and Scenic Overlook

Rainbow Point, north on Eighth Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
+1 712-328-4650
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My first visit

yesterday was my first time ever being here and I will definitely go again!!! this is so cool to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
erinj63
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Council Bluffs, Iowa
I can't believe this was my 1st visit .

Having lived less than 2 miles from the Monument and it was my very first time up to see it. What... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ocalakid55
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Ocala, Florida
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Rainbow Point, north on Eighth Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
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"omaha skyline"
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"big lake"
in 6 reviews
"watch the planes land"
in 2 reviews
"black angel"
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"native americans"
in 5 reviews
"great place to watch"
in 3 reviews
"winding road"
in 3 reviews
"local residents"
in 2 reviews
"miles and miles"
in 2 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 3 reviews
"watch the sun"
in 2 reviews
"quick stop"
in 3 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 2 reviews
"great history"
in 2 reviews
"across the river"
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"road trip"
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"airfield"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

yesterday was my first time ever being here and I will definitely go again!!! this is so cool to look at all of omaha and most of council bluffs at the same time! Its also really peaceful up there. Made a great memory going here...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived less than 2 miles from the Monument and it was my very first time up to see it. What a beautiful view overlooking Epply Air Field runways and terminal . On a clean day you can see even further . Worth the drive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoy taking visitors on a historic trip around Council Bluffs. This has a fabulous view and is always a favorite

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like to visit the Lewis and Clark Monument and think about the Expedition of Lewis and Clark as they traveled up the Missouri River in 1804. Compare that to the air travel from Eppley Airfield while watching the planes take off and land. Like to...More

Thank Lynette W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here many times over the years. Very relaxing, great place to just sit and relax. You can watch the air planes fly in and out for as long as you want. Take a picnic lunch. Just enjoy...

Thank gmorrison77
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We brought our friends (adults and kids) from out of town here to view the Omaha skyline (as much as there is one!) and to watch the planes take off and land from the airport. They enjoyed the view. The trails are also nice and...More

Thank GarbenK
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

It was a quick stop on our road trip and worth it for the view. There were only a couple other folks there when we went.

Thank Vacaymomma02
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Interesting road up to the monument. Great view. Found the Love Locks interesting. The parking area was near-by the monument.

Thank CardFanDubG
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is the best place to watch the sun go down. It overlooks the Missouri River and downtown Omaha. You can see for miles! The park is well kept. We love going up there.

Thank Stacie N
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We visited around 11AM on Friday, June 15, 2018. From the overlook view you can see Omaha, airport and Missouri River. The monument area is a good tribute with informational plaques(some are hard to read due to weathering). Peaceful environment when we visited since only...More

Thank Jpamr5
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AnneGronseth
31 January 2015|
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Response from Paula K | Reviewed this property |
People do get married here. I don't believe that there is room for a reception. The area is fairly small.
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