Loess Hills

Welcome to Mills County, Iowa

Mills County Tourism is a nonprofit corporation founded for the purpose of promoting tourism in Mills County. Interested individuals are invited to join the all-volunteer organization. Mills County Tourism meets the second Monday of each month at the Malvern Community Fire and Rescue building at 7:00 p.m. This website is made possible through the support of Mills County, Western Iowa Tourism Region, and listed sponsors.

Mills County Tourism invites you to visit a unique area in the great state of Iowa. Mills County, an easy place to find, a special place to visit, a place where you can find a variety of activities and sights for everyone to enjoy.

A visit to Mills County, located 20 miles from the Metropolitan area of Council Bluffs and Omaha, is where you can enjoy the hospitality of small town Iowa and the natural beauty of the gently rolling hills. This website identifies special places to visit and a listing of the activities that are going on throughout the year in the friendly communities of Mills County.

You can enjoy the countryside in a variety of ways.

  • For the cyclist, the 26+ miles of the Wabash Trace provides families and friends an interesting perspective of the rural countryside for families and friends and the opportunity to enjoy the hospitality of the small towns along the way.
  • The Loess Hills National Scenic By-Way passes through Mills County on its journey from Sioux City to the Missouri border providing the traveler with a variety of scenic views of this unique landform.
  • Walking through the scenic parks and wildlife areas is one of the ways to see the natural beauty of Mills County
  • Interstate 29 passes through western Mills County while State Highway 34 bisects the County from East to West, providing easy access to the many sites and activities to be found in Mills County.

Please take some time to browse our website and see the many attractions and events that Mills County has to offer.

Loess Hills Scenic Byway

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