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Trail Work Volunteer Signup | Trailblazer Bonanza at Hitchcock Nature Center


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Saturday, June 3, 2023
8:00am to 12:00pm Add to Calendar

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

Ages 12+

Free, no park entry fee required

Grab a shovel and blaze a new trail with the Loess Hills Nordic Ski Patrol on National Trails Day!

Help finish the last of four new trails at Hitchcock Nature Center before they open to the public. This volunteer event is perfect for hardworking helpers who aren't afraid to get a little dirty while establishing a new trail and removing fencing on National Trails Day.

Pre-registration is required and lunch will be provided following trail work. Please meet on the back patio of the Loess Hills Lodge near the Bluestem Room. Before registering be sure to read our Activity Liability Waiver here.

What to wear and bring:

  • Long pants
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Hat or head covering
  • Work gloves
  • Reusable water bottle (water refill stations will be available)

Rules and considerations:

  • Because of the intensity of this work, please do not bring children under 12 years old or dogs. Bring them back another day to blaze the trails you helped create!
  • Park volunteers do not need to pay park entrance fees, so drive on through those pay stations carefree.

This volunteer event is sponsored by the Loess Hills Ski Nordic Patrol. Learn more about this amazing volunteer group here. This event is weather-permitting. In the event of inclement weather, we will attempt to reschedule. Thank you!

2023 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.

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