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Mines of Spain State Recreation Area - First Day Hike
January 1, 2014
1:00 p.m. – Meet at EB Lyons Interpretive Center (8991 Bellevue Hts, Dubuque, Iowa)

1.5 mile hike
Level of Ease:  Moderate, with short hills

Enjoy an interpretive walk on the newest addition at EB Lyons Interpretive Center.  Park staff will provide an update on the development planned in 2014 including the America’s State Tree Woodland Walk.  Approximately 30 pairs of snow shoes will be available for use.

If it is too windy, the hike will be changed to take hikers by the Pine Chapel and Lead Mine and through forest and prairie areas.  Hikers will enjoy the sights and sounds of song birds, squirrels turkey, deer and pileated woodpeckers.

Hot cocoa and cookies will be available at the Interpretive Center following the hike.

For more information contact park staff at 563/556-0620