Winter Family Fun for adults and children ages 5 and older. 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. Enjoy hot chocolate and a chance to warm up at the Arboretum. Borrow a pair of snowshoes and poles or bring your own.
Boone County Conservation owns 40 pairs of snowshoes and adjustable hiking poles. Call or email Emily Klein, Boone County Naturalist, to reserve your snowshoes in advance
515-230-3285 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information: http://www.boonecounty.iowa.
This Activity is free to the public.
Come eat and tweet! We’ll serve up breakfast for people and our feathered friends. Enjoy bird watching at our classroom window where you can be entertained by a variety of birds. We’ll have a bird watching expert here to help you locate and identify the birds. (If you have your own binoculars, bring them.) Make a winter craft to take home. Come as early as you can and stay as long as you wish. It’s a party!
$ 10 for members and $15 for non-members
Macaroni Kid of Story and Boone County is bringing you a fantastic FREE Easter Egg Hunt at the Iowa Arboretum! Join us for a fun morning of crafts, snacks, prizes and an Easter egg hunt. The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance. You will also have the opportunity to give back to your community by contributing to the diaper drive for Crawford Hall women’s shelter in Boone A fun family events.