Skillet Creek Indian Mounds Night Hike
November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Join us for a night hike to the Skillet Creek Indian Mounds as we walk through the leaves. Come and enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the night as we hike this moderately to difficult hiking path up the hillside. We will discuss the area history and observe the burial and ceremonial mounds on the hill top. This program is for all ages of people who enjoy hiking at night. Feel free to bring a flashlight as red covers will be provided. There are also a limited number of red covered flashlights provided to use. Register on www.mycountyparks.com to attend. Questions contact John Laird at 515-297-0423 or Karen Hansen at 515-476-4258. This is a joint program between the Hamilton and Webster County Conservation Boards.
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Skillet Creek is managed by the Webster County Conservation Board. To reach the area, follow Highway 175 west of Stratford about 4 miles. Just after crossing the bridge over the Des Moines River, turn right (north) onto River Road. Then turn onto Skillet Creek Road (left at the Y intersection. Just beyond the first curve will be a parking lot on the right. The area is signed from Highway 175 at the end of the bridge.
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“Photo by William Whittaker, Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa”