• 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

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 06/21/2014, 09/01/2014

    Location: Tallgrass Prairie Observation Deck (at the Gravesite Parking Lot) | Map Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM,3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Herbert Hoover NHS Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (319) 643-2541

Ranger-guided walks of the 81-acre tallgrass prairie will start at 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Meet at the Presidential Library and Museum.

A park ranger will discuss how and why the National Park Service is reconstructing this endangered habitat as part of the landscape commemorating Herbert Hoover's life. The walk is less than a mile and lasts about 60 minutes. Bring water, dress for the weather, and wear comfortable walking shoes. Hats, sunscreen, sunglasses, and insect repellent are also recommended. Parking is limited so please allow extra time to find a parking space.