Council Bluffs Iowa
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Welcome to Council Bluffs, Iowa, home to incredible American history, and part of the beautiful Loess Hills. Council Bluffs has had its current name since 1852, but was once known as "Miller's Hollow" and a little later "Kanesville." It was a notable passageway for eastward pioneer wagon trains and the migration of the Mormons and the California gold rush participants. Council Bluffs, Iowa also has the golden spike and "Mile 0" of the transcontinental railroad, Abraham Lincoln's designated starting point of the transcontinental railroad, which was officially completed in 1869. The Dodge House, past home of the renown Union army general and transcontinental railroad executive Grenville Mellen Dodge, and the Squirrel Cage Jail, the only three story rotary jail in America are other key historic attractions in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Arguably the most iconic feature of Council Bluffs are the rare and beautiful Loess Hills. As you are probably already aware, the Loess Hills are a geographic feature found only in western Iowa and in portions of China. The Loess Hills Scenic Byway runs along the Loess Hills, and Council Bluffs is a key city on that nationally renown scenic drive. Council Bluffs has three beautiful overlooks of the Loess Hills at Fairmont park, the Lincoln Monument, and Lewis and Clark Monument lookouts.
Lake Manawa state park, the Wabash Nature trail, the Dream Playground, or the variety of arts and theater offerings from the Hoff Family Arts and Culture Center are examples of other memorable recreation opportunities available for the whole family in Council Bluffs, IA. Whether you plan an extended stay in Council Bluffs, or you are just passing through, we want you to enjoy your time in our city and the beautiful scenery and attractions we have to offer! If you or a family member or friend ever has any handyman needs, Loess Hills Handyman is the company to call for all your home repair, installation, or minor construction needs! We hope to talk with you soon!