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Botna Bend Night Hike

Attention

Due to COVID-19 concerns we have implimented some changes to our event. Please see the event description below for details. Thank you for understanding.

Saturday, November 14, 2020
5:00pm Add to Calendar

Botna Bend Park
42926 Mahogany Road
Hancock, Iowa 51536

Ages
All Ages

Cost
$5.00 Per Person

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Experience the sights and sounds of fall at Botna Bend after dark on Saturday, November 14th. Our adventure begins as the sun sets at 5:00 p.m. As night falls we will listen & watch for nature's changes all around us on a guided hike.

This is an easy, leisurely hike but please note this event will take place outdoors & involve pedestrian travel on uneven surfaces in low light & darkness. Flashlights will be permitted for portions of the hike but will not be in use the entire time. Strollers are not recommended. Please dress for the weather.

Cost is $5.00 per person & includes admission to the park, children age 3 & under are free & do not need a reservation. This event is open to participants of all ages. Online pre-registration is required as space is limited. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283. 

*In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather participants will be notified via the email address provided during registration.

Due to COVID-19 the format of this program has been adjusted. 

  • 6-foot distance will be maintained between individuals/family groups
  • Masks required while inside and requested when distancing is impossible outside
  • This program will be held primarily outdoors
  • Staff will wear masks when 6-foot distance is not possible or indoors
  • Maximum registration has been reduced
  • Participants must sign a participation waiver upon arrival

This event is not pet friendly. Please meet at Olsen Lodge.

Cancellation Policy

Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to the program date by calling 712-545-3283 and speaking with staff directly. Cancellations received less than 1 week (7 days) in advance of the event will not be refunded. Fees for programs cancelled by PCC due to weather or other circumstances will be refunded.

2020 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

Map to Botna Bend Night Hike

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