Spring Ephemerals Guided Hike

Hitchcock Nature Center, Pottawattamie County

Monday, April 22, 2019

Enjoy a special evening hike on Monday, April 22nd at 6:00 as we take in the early signs of spring in the Loess Hills.Join us for a guided hike along Hitchcock Nature Center's "Moonseed Trail" as we look for the early blooms of spring. This relaxed hike will take a slow pace as we scan the landscape for early blooming native flowers, grasses & sedges.  

This program will be held entirely outdoors & is open to participants of all ages. Please meet at the playground parking lot immediately inside the main park gates. While this hike will be a very leisurely one it will involve pedestrian travel over uneven terrain, strollers & other wheeled vehicles are not permitted. Please dress for the weather & wear appropriate footwear. Binoculars, water bottles & insect repellent are also recommended.  

This event is free with paid park admission, pre-registration is required for this event as space is limited. Please use the link below to register online in minutes. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283, reservations will not be taken over the phone.

Attendees must purchase a $3.00 per vehicle daily entrance pass or have a current Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation membership to attend this program. Daily entrance passes may be purchased with exact change or check at the front gate & may be purchased the day of the event. PCF memberships start at $20.00 per year & may be purchased from staff at any of our parks, at the front gate, at the Loess Hills Lodge at Hitchcock Nature Center during regular business hours, or at www.pottawattamieconservationfoundation.com in advance. There is no additional fee to attend this program, free will donations are encouraged & will support continued free & low cost programming opportunities in Pottawattamie County. 

This event is not pet friendly; please leave your dogs at home. Service animals are always welcome. Weather Permitting.

2019 Programs Sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation 


The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board 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, and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resources Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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Spring Ephemerals Guided Hike


Monday, April 22, 2019
6:00 PM


Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, IA 51542
Michelle Biodrowski michelle.biodrowski@pottcounty-ia.gov
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