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Swan Soiree rescheduled for Feb. 15

Swan Soiree rescheduled for Feb. 15

  • 1/15/2020 4:00:00 PM
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West Des Moines, Iowa - The Trumpeter Swan Soiree, originally scheduled for Jan. 18, has been rescheduled to Feb. 15 due to anticipated winter weather.
Celebrate Fourth of July weekend at Iowa State Parks

Celebrate Fourth of July weekend at Iowa State Parks

  • 6/27/2019 8:58:00 AM
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Plenty of exciting activities are happening at state parks over Fourth of July weekend. Check out the list below to find a holiday activity near you and make your camping reservation today!
All First Day Hikes for Jan. 1, 2018 Canceled Due to Frigid Temperatures

All First Day Hikes for Jan. 1, 2018 Canceled Due to Frigid Temperatures

  • 12/29/2017 3:25:00 PM
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DES MOINES – With temperatures predicted to dip well below zero, the Iowa DNR has decided to cancel First Day Hikes at 27 state parks scheduled for New Year’s Day. “While it’s a great disappointment to us to cancel this event, the safety of park visitors comes first,” said Todd Coffelt, State Parks Bureau Chief. “We know that frost bite can set in fairly quickly at those cold temperatures, so we are using caution in making this decision.”
Popular Outdoor Expo is September 24-25

Popular Outdoor Expo is September 24-25

  • 9/20/2016 1:05:00 PM
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The opportunity for families to experience the fun of Iowa’s outdoors is right around the corner. The Iowa Outdoor Expo is Sept. 24 and 25 at Waterworks Park in Des Moines, which coincides with National Hunting and Fishing Day, on Sept. 24.