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Hikin' With a Nature Nerd

Friday, February 12, 2021
10:00am

Botna Bend Park
42926 Mahogany Road
Hancock, Iowa 51536

Ages
Age 14 & Over

Cost
$5.00 Per Person

Go off the beaten path & explore the far reaches of Botna Bend Park on Friday, February 12th at 10:00 a.m. during a new kind of guided hike. Meet at the Botna Bend Park office. 

New for 2021, Hikin' With a Nature Nerd, is a series of Naturalist led hikes aimed at exploring the rhythm of nature in southwest Iowa. Each hike will set out to explore new areas of your county parks & will include exploration of our native ecosystem through the changing seasons. Each hike will be a unique adventure, get ready to get off trail & see what nature has in store for you. 

Cost for this event is $5.00 per person & includes park admission. Attendees must be age 14 & over. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Online pre-registration will open at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 4th. 

Each Hikin' With a Nature Nerd is unique & you are invited to join us for as many as you are able to. It is not necessary to attend every event. Each hike will last 1 to 2 hours with the distance traveled being dictated by the interests of the group & the will of nature. These hikes will include pedestrian travel over uneven terrain, including off trail travel. Hikes may at times be strenuous but pacing will be set by the group making them perfect for any hiker, from novice to experienced. Water bottles, bug spray, & sunblock are all recommended, please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. 

This event is not pet friendly, service animals are always welcome. Weather permitting. 

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.

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2021 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.

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