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Contact: Adam Prato, (319) 643-2541
WEST BRANCH, IOWA—A park ranger will lead snowshoe hikes through Herbert Hoover National Historic Site at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, January 10 and 11, January 24 and 25, February 7 and 8, and February 21 and 22.
The one-hour "Snowshoe Through the Park" is suitable for ages 5 and up. The walk will begin, weather and trail conditions permitting, at Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum and will cover less than one mile through the tallgrass prairie. Participants must have sturdy boots, and should dress appropriately for the weather and bring water.
The park has some snowshoes to lend. Call (319) 643-2541 to reserve a pair. Participants borrowing snowshoes should arrive early to try on the snowshoes.
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/heho or call (319) 643-2541.