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Chief War Eagle Monument

Grove Street and War Eagle Drive, Sioux City, IA
+1 712-255-7903
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Interesting piece of history.

This was a very interesting piece of local history. A quiet peaceful place that doesn't take long... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
via mobile
Interesting History & Nice View

The Chief War Eagle Monument is a little underwhelming. It's easy to see from I-29, but difficult... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Plano, Texas
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Grove Street and War Eagle Drive, Sioux City, IA
+1 712-255-7903
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This was a very interesting piece of local history. A quiet peaceful place that doesn't take long to visit not much of a hike but a very nice wide paved sidewalk. The only slightly disappointing part is the 10-foot fall tall chain link fence put...More

Thank hobbsbuh1
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The Chief War Eagle Monument is a little underwhelming. It's easy to see from I-29, but difficult to find the entrance. Riverside Blvd from the west side or 4th street from the east side are the easiest way to find it. Both are connected by...More

Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The view from the War Eagle Monument is worth the trip out there. It overlooks the river and much of the valley below. A few more interpretive signs and displays could be warranted to help explain the story of the Chief, however it is still...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 13 July 2016

It's a nice monument to two early leaders of Sioux Falls. It takes a bit of a hike. There isn't a whole lot to see or do around it. If there had been more time I would have been interested in walking a bit more...More

Thank nattyjay99
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Had to go up the hill. Didn't have signs, had to keep driving through the woods to get to the top. Some good information about the chief, and his daughters marrying a white man that he was friends with.

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Great place to view the scenery, can see 3 states from the bluffs. Below the bluff the Big Sioux River joins up with the Missouri river.

Thank rister1980
Reviewed 30 April 2016

My brother and Iived only a couple blks from War Eagle Monument. Where it sits now is not the original site. Was formerly on the Furthest hill to the west. It is now in its third location. was moved twice due to mudslides. previous monuments...More

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Chief War Eagle is buried here, on high ground in Iowa City, overlooking the confluence of the Sioux and Missouri Rivers. From there you can see both Nebraska and South Dakota. The statue atop the monument is an abstraction, not an actualrepresentation.

Thank George G
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Off the average track but worth the trip. Great piece of local history and the view is one of the best in the tri state area. You can pack a lunch and take a hike. Fall is a special time of the year but every...More

Thank loesshawk2015
Reviewed 8 February 2016

My daughter and I finally made it up there last year, we have lived here for almost 20 years and I never took the time. I am so glad I did. Like I said, not only it is educational, it is informative too about the...More

Thank Anh D
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