Iowa OutDoor Expo for Kids & Families

09/06/2017 @ 08:19 AM

Contributed by: patrick

Sept 23rd & 24th, 2017
Saturday: 9am - 6pm
Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Des Moines Izaak Walton League
and Water Works Park
4343 George Flagg Parkway
Des Moines, Iowa

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day by bringing the entire family out for a fun weekend discovering new and exciting ways to enjoy Iowa's outdoors. With over 50 free hands-on activities and daily family presentations, visitor's are able to learn, observe and experience recreation opportunities in the great outdoors.

Hands-on activities include (but are not limited to):Fishing-Reel Fishing, Bow Fishing, Casting games, Fish Printing, Fish Cleaning & Cooking. Water Sports-Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Life Jacket Safety, Knot Tying. Kid's Corner-Fossil & Treasure Dig, Live Animals, Minnow Races, Build a Bird Feeder, Camping
Tent Demonstrations, Dutch Oven and Game Cooking Buckskinners EncampmentTraditional encampment, Blacksmith Shop, Tomahawk Range, Atl AtlArchery Beginners Foam Range, Traditional Range (9 and over), 3D Range, Aerial Range, Bow Fishing. Tree Stand Safety, Shooting Sports Trap Shooting (height requirement), Sling Shot, BB Gun Range, Air Gun Range, Muzzle Loading Demo's Wildlife & Hunting
Furharvesting and Trapping in Iowa, Waterfowl Hunting, Turn In Poachers (TIP), Wild Game Care/Food Safety, Turkey Hunting Conservation - Urban Garden Program, Polk County Soil & Water Conservation, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Sierra Club, Urban Pollinator Program, Outdoor Health Raptor Release - SOAR (release times available at the Registration Tent) Live Game Field Dressing - Milo Locker


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