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Botna Bend Pancake Feed


This page includes details on a past event. For a current list of upcoming Pottawattamie Conservation events, please visit our calendar.


The format for this annual event has changed due to COVID-19 concerns, please see the event description below for more details.

Saturday, September 19, 2020
8:00am to 10:30am Add to Calendar

Botna Bend Park
42926 Mahogany Road
Hancock, Iowa 51536

All Ages

Free with Park Admission, Free Will Donation at Pickup

Every year in early spring Ranger Jon Fenner and his staff tap the silver maple trees that call Botna Bend Park home & collect their sticky sweet sap to make their own special maple syrup. Join us on September 19th to taste the fruits of their labor, social distance style!

Register online & pick-up your very own to-go breakfast at beautiful Botna Bend Park. Each breakfast box will include grilled pancakes, grilled sausage, butter, & real maple syrup for the perfect breakfast treat. Enjoy your breakfast under a canopy of trees at the park or head home to savor this tasty treat.

Pre-registration is requested & registration is free, free will donations are gratefully accepted at your pickup & will be used to fund projects & improvements at Botna Bend Park. Pickup times are available every 30 minutes & guest may arrive any time during their 30 minute window to pick up their breakfasts. We will be able to accommodate a limited number of drop-in customers throughout the morning but registering online is greatly appreciated.

Please use the links below to register online for a pickup time. If your preferred pickup time is full please consider a different pickup time. 

Click Here to Register Online for the 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. Pickup Time

Click Here to Register Online for the 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Pickup Time

Click Here to Register Online for the 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Pickup Time

Click Here to Register Online for the 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. Pickup Time

Click Here to Register Online for the 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Pickup Time

Due to COVID-19 the format for this annual event has been changed. Online pre-registration is requested, please choose a 30 minute pickup window & register for the number of breakfasts you wish to pick up. Breakfasts will be pre-packaged with cutlery included, & will be delivered to your vehicle by park staff. We will not be providing any covered & congregated seating options. Pancake feed guests are welcome to remain at the park to enjoy their breakfast if they like, picnic tables are available throughout the park. Guests are reminded to observe social distancing recommendations of at least 6’ between groups during their time at the park.

For questions not answered online please call Botna Bend Park at 712-741-5465.

2020 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie Conservation 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 Pancake Feed

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