Mark C. Ackelson Trail Bridge Plaques
The 6.2-mile Mark C. Ackelson Trail winding around Easter Lake provides an ideal place for outdoor recreation and scenic views for park visitors. Cycling, ska…
Easter Lake Park Capital Project Update
Easter Lake Park
Capital Project Update
The Easter Lake renovation is making progress toward our common goal. It is a complicated project involving but not …
Thursday, February 22, 2018Book Worms
Join our book club with Naturalist Heidi Anderson to discuss Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. Pre-registration required; deadline is February 19. Fee: $5. To register, click here.
Saturday, February 24, 2018Winter Hike
Join us on a peaceful winter hike as we focus on what animals do to survive winter. FREE. No registration required.
Thursday, March 1, 2018Full Moon Hike
Explore the wonder and beauty of Fort Des Moines Park at night under a full moon. FREE. No registration required.
Sunday, March 4, 2018Hunter's Education Field Day Course
This Field day course is typically 4-5 hours in length and includes firearms handling, ethics & responsibility, Iowa Hunting laws, and a final exam. In order to receive certification, a student must successfully complete an Iowa approved online hunter education course prior to registering and at...
Saturday, March 17, 2018Geocache Leprechaun Hunt
Learn to use a GPS and go search the woods to find the hidden pots of gold, collecting candy and prizes along the way. Keep an eye out for leprechauns along the way! Pre-registration required; deadline March 13. Fee: $5/child (ages 3-14). To register, click here.
Thursday, March 29, 2018Book Worms
Join our book club with Naturalist Heidi Anderson to discuss Hour of the Land by Terry Tempest Williams. Pre-registration required; deadline is March 26. Fee: $5. To register, click here.