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New Year's Eve Hike


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


Registration for this event is completely full. Thank you so much for your interest!

Hitchcock Nature Center trails and restrooms are open to the public until 10 p.m. Those interested in watching fireworks from afar can catch them from the park's observation deck or the trail system (we recommend Westridge trail but please note that it is a difficult hike with steep inclines). 

Please note that the observation tower will not be accessible to the public during the firework show as it is reserved for New Year's Eve hike participants only due to a weight limit. Thank you!

Saturday, December 31, 2022
6:00pm to 7:00pm Add to Calendar

Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542

All Ages; Free for children ages 3 and younger

$5 per person

Avoid the crowds and loud parties, leave the TV behind, and ring in the New Year with a rejuvenating hike and views of Omaha's fireworks display.

Celebrate the new year under an open sky with a guided hike in Iowa's beautiful Loess Hills. We’ll end our hike with a view from the top of our Hawkwatch tower of the Omaha firework display from CHI Health Center.

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.

2022 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 New Year's Eve Hike

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