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Family Outdoor Expo September 22 and 23
Posted: 09/18/2012
DES MOINES - The Iowa Outdoor Expo for kids and families is scheduled for Sept. 22 – 23, at the west end of Waterworks Park, near the Izaak Walton League Lodge, 4343 George Flagg Parkway, in Des Moines.

The Expo is a way to introduce children and families to new and exciting activities to enjoy in the outdoors. Attendees may shoot, fish, canoe, and see and touch wildlife while learning about outdoor recreation. 

The Expo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Sept. 22, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 23.  Admission and parking are free. A flier about the Iowa Outdoor Expo is available online at or

The Iowa Outdoor Expo is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the Des Moines chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America, Weatherby, MidIowa Bassmasters, Pheasants Forever, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and Alliant Energy.
The Expo is held in conjunction with National Hunting and Fishing Day.