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Thread: Pike's Peak, Iowa

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    Talking Pike's Peak, Iowa

    I took this picture Sunday at Pike's Peak, Iowa. The fall colors are so pretty. I just thought I would share it with all of you. This is overlooking the Mississippi River.
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    Beautiful! The scenery is so different from the way we see it down here.
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    Wow have never been there love the picture! Thanks for sharing
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    Wow! How gorgeous! Thanks for sharing as 99% of us will never see that in person....beautiful!

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    what a pretty place.... quilt to follow?

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    Really pretty, love the purple in the trees

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    This eastern Wisconsinite was in the same area on the same day -

    Pike's Peak Park is awesome in the summer months - I've never seen so many hummingbirds in one area at one time!

    The view of the Mississippi River (running left to right) shows how low the river is this year. The sandbars are very disconcerting.

    The Wisconsin River is running from top/center and joins the Mississippi.

    The wooded ridge running center and to the right is Wyalusing State Park.

    Awesome overlook - I get shaky legs every time I go up there.

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    beautiful....

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    Looks so calm and cozy ...wishing I was there.!

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    Very pretty!!

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    Beautiful scenery.
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    I live just north of Dubuque and have been there many times. Your picture is beautiful. Have you ever taken any pictures at Balltown? Great view there. You can see the fog on the Mississippi there.

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    Well, this is news to me. I didn't know there was a Pike's Peak in Iowa, and I live in Iowa! I'm going to have to check it out!
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    That's a great picture, thank you. Is it taken from Pike's Peak or is that the Peak opposite? I would never imagine this landscape.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bueniebabe View Post
    I live just north of Dubuque and have been there many times. Your picture is beautiful. Have you ever taken any pictures at Balltown? Great view there. You can see the fog on the Mississippi there.
    Yes, we drove thru Balltown the same day. The view there is just as pretty as Pike's Peak. The fall colors are amazingthis year.

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    What a beautiful. It would make a nice landscape wall hanging. Wish I knew how to do one. Thanks for sharing.

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    What a beautiful scenery. It would make a nice landscape wall hanging. Wish I knew how to do one. Thanks for sharing.
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    Lovely shot, yes one of the prettiest places in Iowa. Mom3 yes, I agree is looks like the River is lower than usual.
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    Quote Originally Posted by maryb119 View Post
    I took this picture Sunday at Pike's Peak, Iowa. The fall colors are so pretty. I just thought I would share it with all of you. This is overlooking the Mississippi River.
    Beautiful vista..... the trees are looking so awesome here in Southwest Virginia..home of the Virginia Creeper trail
    Yeah for America the beautiful

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    Great picture and thanks to Mom 3 for the description also.I will probably n
    ever get to see this either. Any info on where Pike's Peak got it's name? Always wondered.
    Saw Pike's peak off in the distance when we went by train from East coast to California
    ----ages ago!! Super Chief and the Santa Fe. Memories!!

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    I've been there a few times and love it! Thanks for the picture.
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    I didn't know there was a Pike's Peak, IA. Beautiful photo.

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    What a beautiful place! Our Country is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing as I will never be able to travel there to see it myself...

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