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Fall Foliage Hike (Elkhart)

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Grab your hiking boots and head to Snyder Heritage Farm to experience the prairie, woodland and oak savanna in their full autumn glory.

INHF Central Iowa Land Stewardship Director Ryan Schmidt will lead a guided hike through the property, share the Snyder story, point out native plants and animals, and provide insight into past, current and planned restoration. 

No experience necessary. Families welcome!

An RSVP is required. 

ABOUT SNYDER HERITAGE FARM

For nearly 30 years, Snyder Heritage Farm has been slowly transitioning from a traditional farm back to a blend of prairie, oak savanna, woodland and wetland ecosystems. It is now a 154-acre natural area just north of the Des Moines metro. Snyder Heritage Farm is stewarded by Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation.

ATTIRE
  • Sturdy shoes or hiking boots, long pants and layers
  • Insect repellant, mask and water bottle
  • A hiking stick, binoculars, field guide and/or camera, if you like
DETAILS
  • Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to sign in
  • No experience necessary
  • Families welcome
  • You will be asked to sign a liability waiver
DIRECTIONS

Snyder Heritage Farm
11700 NE 64th St.
Elkhart, IA

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QUESTIONS?

Contact Ryan Schmidt at rschmidt@inhf.org

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EVENT DETAILS

Date:
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Time:
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Location:
Snyder Heritage Farm
11700 NE 64th St.
Elkhart, IA 50073

Contact:
Ryan Schmidt
rschmidt@inhf.org