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2018 First Day Hikes in Iowa - dsm4kids.com

2018 First Day Hikes in Iowa

You can burn off some of those extra holiday calories at a First Day Hike. There’s no better way to kick off 2018 than by getting outside, exercising, enjoying nature and welcoming the New Year with friends and family! Iowa’s State Parks annually sponsor FREE, guided hikes on New Year’s Day as part of the America’s State Parks First Day Hikes initiative. Continue Reading…

11 Fall Walks & Hikes 4 Families in the Des Moines Area - dsm4kids.com

Getting out for a walk or hike (even a short one) with the kids in tow can seem a bit daunting. That’s why we’ve rounded up 11 fall hikes that are led and organized by local naturalists. All you have to do is show up! These awesome hikes will get your little city slickers some fresh air and remind you that outdoor adventures are still possible.  Continue Reading…