Economic Development & Tourism

Mount Hosmer City Park
Lansing, IA 52151

 A spectacular panoramic view of fifty miles of the beautiful Mississippi River valley rewards visitors who take the sidetrip up the 104-acre Mount Hosmer City Park, situated on a bluff 450 feet above the town of Lansing. The park is named for Harriet Hosmer, a sculptress, who won a footrace to the summit of the hill during a steamboat layover during the 1850s. Savor the natural splendor of Iowa and neighboring Wisconsin and Minnesota from this scenic overlook. (Free Admission)

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