Trail Hike at Iowa Arboretum

When:
March 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2017-03-11T13:00:00-06:00
2017-03-11T15:00:00-06:00
Cost:
Free
Trail Hike at Iowa Arboretum

Winter Family Fun for adults and children ages 5 and older

Cost: FREE

Meet in the Woodland Trails parking lot across the road from the Iowa Arboretum entrance

Hike for about an hour on rolling trails with beautiful winter vistas

Learn the history of snowshoeing and basic winter hiking skills

Click on this link to get suggestions for Dress for Winter Weather

Enjoy hot chocolate and a chance to warm up afterward

Borrow a pair of snowshoes and poles or bring your own

Boone County Conservation owns 40 pairs of snowshoes and adjustable hiking poles

Snowshoe equipment made possible through a grant awarded by the Leonard A. Good Trust and a donation from the Friends of Franklin PTO

Call or email Katie Healy, Boone County Naturalist, to reserve your snowshoes in advance
515-230-3285 or khealy@boonecounty.iowa.gov

Click on this link to view the Snowshoe Waiver that participants will need to sign

**We need a minimum of 3 inches of snow to use the snowshoes. If there is no snow, but enough people that still want to hike, we will go for a winter hike on the trails.

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