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Snowshoe Hike- Iowa Arboretum

Meet in the visitor center at the Iowa Arboretum.

Hike for about an hour on rolling trails with beautiful winter vistas!

Learn the history of snowshoeing and basic winter hiking skills 
Click on this link to get suggestions for how to Dress for Winter Weather
Enjoy hot chocolate and a chance to warm up afterwards
Borrow a pair of snowshoes and poles or bring your own 
Boone County Conservation owns 40 pairs of snowshoes and adjustable hiking poles 
Snowshoe equipment made possible through a grant awarded by the Leonard A. Good Trust and a donation from the Friends of Franklin PTO 
 
Call or email Katie Healy, Boone County Naturalist, to reserve your snowshoes in advance 
515-230-3285 or khealy@boonecounty.iowa.gov 

Click on this link to view the Snowshoe Waiver that participants will need to sign 

**We need a minimum of 3 inches of snow to use the snowshoes. If there is no snow, but enough people that still want to hike, we will go for a winter hike on the trails.
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