Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, Iowa Recreation Area Info & Images

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Image Gallery

Directions

Take exit 254 off Interstate 80 to West Branch, Iowa. The Visitor Center is 0.3 mile north of Interstate 80.

Phone

(319) 643-2541

Activities

HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

Iowa Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Iowa Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Iowa Recreation Areas | Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Official Website | Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Map

Orphaned at age nine, Herbert Hoover left West Branch never to live here again. In later years, he returned to his humble birthplace to celebrate his long career of public service. A memorial landscape remains to tell his story: how community, hard work, honesty, and usefulness to others opened a world of opportunity” and the presidency of the United States” to a child of simple beginnings.