Explore A Tallgrass Prairie With A National Park Ranger

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Date: May 2, 2017
Contact: Adam Prato, (319) 643-2541

Each Sunday in June and July a park ranger leads visitors through the 81-acre tallgrass prairie at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. Join to learn how and why the National Park Service is reconstructing this endangered habitat as part of the landscape commemorating Herbert Hoover's life, and what is in store for the future. The walks begin at the tallgrass prairie observation deck by the gravesite parking lot at 9:30 a.m.

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.

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum are in West Branch, Iowa at exit 254 off I-80. Both are open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time. For more information go online at www.nps.gov/herberthoover or call (319) 643-2541

Last updated: October 14, 2017

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West Branch, IA 52358


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