Hike up the Ocheyedan Mound

Rate this Adventure 0.3 miles 59 ft gain  - Out-and-Back Trail

Added by Rachael Westergard

A quick, scenic hike up a prairie mound.

Once thought to be the highest point in Iowa, the Ocheyedan Mound stands tall in the middle of prairie grasses and cornfields. Though it was surpassed by Hawkeye Point, it is still one of the highest points in Iowa. The trail is free to public and easy to park at. It is a mowed trail that has a pretty steep incline towards the top of the hill. Because of this, this may not suit all skill levels. Once at the top, take in the great views of the flat plains surrounding you. The Ocheyedan Mound is a great short hike that offers incline cardio and a scenic overlook.

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Mountain Biking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly


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