Join Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Polk County Conservation and REI West Des Moines to celebrate National Trails Day for an afternoon of natural trails maintenance. Afterward, kick up your heels, relax and celebrate with an evening of local food from Tacopocalypse and a special National Trails Day brew crafted by Peace Tree Brewing Co. INHF Trails and Greenways Director Andrea Boulton will speak about the "History of Iowa Trails," followed by live music with Adam Bruce. Free camping at Jester Park is available that Saturday for all registered volunteers.
No experience necessary, all equipment provided. Kids welcome! Trail work will run from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. Arrive at 12:30 p.m. to get signed in and geared up. Registration required for the meal and camping; please indicate if you will camp that evening at sign-in. Registration deadline is June 1.
Please note: There are limited number of tickets for this event. An RSVP is required.
Rain date: Saturday, June 10.
RSVP at REI.com
What to bring:
- Water bottle
- Sturdy boots or shoes that can get muddy
- Hat, gloves, sunscreen
Contact INHF Volunteer Coordinator Mary Runkel at email@example.com or 515-288-1846 ext. 17 with questions.