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Four of the Iowa State Parks in our 20 Iowa Walks in 2020 program were affected by the derecho on August 10.
Palisades – Kepler
Check the DNR site for status: Iowa's State Parks
We continue to follow federal, state, and local guidelines while planning and promoting group activities. Follow us on Facebook for up to date information.
Before all walks, call the start location to check if the business has changed hours or closed.
Changed year round and seasonal walks
Altoona – Hours changed: Monday-Friday 5 AM-1 PM, 4 PM-8 PM; Saturday 7 AM-Noon
Amana – Hours are noon - 8 PM.
Des Moines Beaverdale – The walk box is at 4046 Amick Ave Des Moines 50310-4101. It is in a blue plastic storage box outside where walkers can get to it even if no one is home. Remote start.
Des Moines Capital and Des Moines Waterways – The walk box is at 416 Oak Park Ave Des Moines IA 50313-3018. It is inside a Rubbermaid garden storage box next to the driveway behind the house where walkers can get to it even if no one is home. Remote start. Directions to the Start Point will be provided.
Prairie City – The walk box has moved. Contact Peggy Doane at 515-240-5761 or email@example.com for directions and stamped insert card.