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At the confluence of the Des Moines and Boone Rivers the Iowa Counties of Boone, Hamilton and Webster have collectively formed the Boone Forks Region, renowned for its breathtaking river valleys, high trestle rail lines, working farms and natural lands—connected to historic communities of character and opportunity. The regional partners have collaborated across political and geographic boundaries to effectively connect and integrate the arts, heritage, nature, community and economic vitality.

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DES MOINES AND BOONE RIVER VALLEYS TRI-COUNTY RECREATION ATTRACTIONS

UPCOMING EVENTS

A little history lesson at the fireside on primitive weapons from the past will start this active evening. Join the fun as we offer participants the chance to use a variety of weapons from the past to the present, starting with early atlatls used to throw long darts at targets. Tomahawks and knife throwing along with slingshots, bows and arrows will be demonstrated and supervised...

Masterson's Wildlife Area/Bjorkboda Wildlife Area is the focus of this nature hike. Come exploring with our Hamilton County naturalist. We will visit the observation deck at the Bjorkboda site. The hike hike on the Masterson's Wildlife area has the switchgrass planting with small prairie remnants on the driest hilltops. The hike themes will vary depending on the location and what is going on with the...