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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

Come join us to create your own personalized walking stick!  What better way to increase the enjoyment of walking whether it be in the woods are a community. You will need to bring your own stick. We will provide the hand tools for you to create your masterpiece. Some decorations will be provided but feel free to bring your own or to share. Register at:...

Maple Syrup Making at Camp WaNoKi

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Learn how real maple syrup is made! Come join the Hamilton & Webster County Conservation Boards at Camp WaNoKi for a celebration of making maple syrup. There will be several outdoor stations that will let you experience this ancient North American craft. Small samples of the real maple syrup will be available for participants to taste. Register at: https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Hamilton/Park/Briggs-Woods-Park-and-Golf-Course/Events/19750/Create-Your-Own-Walking-Stick.aspx . Questions? Contact either John Laird...

Join us for the Devonian Period  marine fossil hunting expedition adventure in Floyd County, Iowa. We will be on a quest at the Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve for our 1 gallon bucketful of fossils. Bring your sack lunch, bucket, water, outdoor body protection (think bug spray) and join the car caravan. There is a strict minimum of 6 people to preregister so do it...