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Join the DNR Thursday live on Facebook

WEST DES MOINES - Join the Iowa DNR on Facebook Thursday for a live video preview of the upcoming First Day Hikes in Iowa State Parks.

Go to at noon Thursday to watch live as Walnut Woods State Park manager Tim Gedler gives a preview of the guided hikes that will take place on Jan. 1 in 25 Iowa State Parks. Viewers will also have the chance to ask questions during the live broadcast.

If you can't make the live broadcast, the archived video will be available at

For more information on First Day Hikes, including times and locations, visit