Briggs Woods Halloween Event & Luminary Night Hike & Haunted Woods Hikes" CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course, Hamilton County

Saturday, October 17, 2020

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Trick-or-Treating in Campgrounds & Hayrides starting at Beach       (Hayrides will start at the beach parking lot and head down through the campgrounds to drop off people at Shelter 1 and head back to the beach)

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Crafts & Games Shelter 1

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Light Meal  at Beach Shelter sponsored by the Webster City Church of Christ for the first 350 people who attend the event. Special Thanks to the Webster City Church of Christ for sponsoring the meal.

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Self Guided Luminary Night Hike Shelter 2 Area

8:00 pm to 12:00 am Haunted Woods Night Hike - Shelter 2 Parking Lot  Boy Scout Troop 17 of Webster City will be conducting a very scary hike for those people who want to enjoy the thrill of monsters and eerie creatures that chase you in the dark. The hike begins with a hayride by the shelter 2 area that will take you to the north boat ramp and you walk back towards the shelter two area on your own.

This hike is intended to SCARE YOU so don't go unless you enjoy being SCARED.          

Celebrate the fall by participating in this family oriented event.

  • CAMPERS - Decorate your campsite and enjoy trick-or-treating, along with a hayride.  Awards will be given for the two best decorated campsites that evening.
  • TRICK-OR-TREAT - Come in costume and trick or treat in the campgrounds. 
  • HAYRIDES - Park at the beach lot to get on a hayride.  The hayride will take you to shelter 1 in the campground for trick or treating. We will also have hayrides going from shelter 1 past shelter 2 and to the beach shelter. The hayrides loop will be provided throughout the evening from 6 pm to events end.  
  • There is a $5.00 Fundraiser Donation per person that will get you in for both hikes. 
  • Self Guided Luminary Nature Night Hike Discover some interesting facts on animals or nature topics as you follow the luminary pumpkins to the various presenter stations. Check in at shelter two and make your donation before you go on he hike. 
  • Haunted Woods Hike will start by Shelter 2 with a hayride that takes you to the north boat ramp area and you will walk the bike trail back on your own towards shelter 2.  
  • Dress appropriately for the weather.
  • There will be a $5.00 per person donation that will cover both of the Night Hikes. This event is a fund raiser for the Hamilton County Naturalist Program and Boy Scout Troop 17 of Webster City.
  • There is no charge for the the events taking place in the campgrounds.

             Questions call 515-832-9570 and leave a voice mail for our Naturalist or email

This is a nonalcoholic family event.  All ages are welcome.


To Register

Registration starts from 10/17/2020


Briggs Woods Halloween Event & Luminary Night Hike & Haunted Woods Hikes" CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19


Saturday, October 17, 2020
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM


Briggs Woods Park
2490 Briggs Woods Park
Webster City, IA 50595
515-832-9570 or
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Adults - $5.00

Children - $5.00


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