Join us at Mt. Crescent Ski Area on Tuesday, October 17th for the final hike of our 2023 Hitch Hike series! This hike will begin at 6:00 p.m. and explore a new trail system at the 106-acre Mt. Crescent Ski Area that will be accessible to the public in June 2023.
Pre-registration is not required for this event, although free-will donations will be gratefully accepted and used to fund additional free and low-cost public programming at your county parks.
Participants must bring $5 cash (exact change) or a check payable to Pottawattamie Conservation and give it to staff when they arrive or have a valid Pottawattamie Conservation Membership. Click here to purchase a Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation park membership.
Weather permitting. Please meet us in the Mt. Crescent Ski Area parking lot near the lodge.
Pets: Well-behaved dogs are permitted to accompany their owners but must be leashed at all times. Please be sure to pick up and properly dispose of all pet waste throughout the hike and anytime you venture with your pup. Please note: You may be asked to remain toward the end of the group if there is a large number of participants and disruptive pets may be asked to leave the group.
About Our 2023 Hitch Hike Series:
Hitch Hikes are designed to introduce visitors to Hitchcock Nature Center as well as the Loess Hills. The series begins with a moderate-level hike and will get progressively more challenging as we build up to more difficult hikes in the fall. Whether you join us for one or all hikes in the series, you'll build a deeper connection to the natural world around you, learn to identify native plants and wildlife, and have fun!
Water bottles, bug spray, & sunblock are all recommended. Please dress for the weather & wear appropriate footwear.
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