Boone Scenic Valley Railroad - Eco Bus Trip

Polk County Education Programs, Polk County

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Begin the day at the Jester Park Nature Center and touring the Elk/Bison interpretive exhibit.  Continue the journey north to tour Ledges State Park and view the fall colors. Stop and explore Mamie Eisenhower birthplace and historical museum.  Enjoy lunch in downtown Boone. Following lunch, we board the train for a beautiful fall excursion. The Boone Scenic Valley railroad travels thru the picturesque Des Moines River valley.  Bring your cameras and sense of adventure as we explore the beauty of Iowa in fall.  

Fee: $85 per person, includes transportation, meals and tour fees.

Depart from Jester Park Nature Center, 12130 NW 128th Street, Granger, IA 50109

Registration Deadline:  October 4

Trip Cancellation Policy:  Reservations are fully refundable prior to registration deadline. After deadline, registration may be refunded less the $10 cancellation fee if space can be filled. If the reserved space is not filled before the trip, no refund can be given.  

Covid guidelines:  Eco-bus trip participants are encouraged to wear masks while on the motorcoach.  Each venue we visit will have their own Covid guidelines. The group tour participants will be expected to follow each venues guidelines.  These guidelines will be sent in the trip letter prior to each trip.

*Please Note: Friends of Jester Park membership discount and Nature Pass does not apply to Eco-Bus Trips.

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Boone Scenic Valley Railroad - Eco Bus Trip


Tuesday, October 18, 2022
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM


Jester Park Nature Center
12130 NW 128th Street
Granger, IA 50109
Lori Foresman-Kirpes, 515-323-5380
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Adults - $85.00

Children - $85.00