• An open vista frames two white grave stone and a flag in the distance with a white cottage in the foreground.

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa


Visitors can find exhibits and a 12-minute film about Herbert Hoover's childhood in West Branch at the visitor center, along with maps and audio devices for a self-guided tours of the park. Any child can be a Junior Ranger by completing activities during a visit to the park. For more events, visit the online calendars of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum and the City of West Branch.


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Events Upcoming for January

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  • Snowshoe Through the Park

    Sunday, January 25, 2015

    Join a park ranger for a one-hour snowshoe hike through the park’s tallgrass prairie. More

  • Geology of the National Parks

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015

    Dr. Richard Baker continues his series of lectures about geology in our national parks with presentations about Zion and Bryce Canyon (November 12), Isle Royale and Voyageurs (January 28), and Glacier Bay and Kenai Fjords (March 25). More

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