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StoryWalk®

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

StoryWalk® is a fun way to get communities outside and reading. Each month, we will put a new nature themed children’s story along the trails in different parks. Stories will all be nature themed and fun to read! This months story is Sassafras by Audrey Penn, and illustrated by Ruth E. Harper.  

Event Series Extended Visiting Hours

Extended Visiting Hours

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Take advantage of our extended hours on the 3rd Thursday of each month to visit the Annett Nature Center! There may be new things to check out, an activity, or a chance to visit after school and work that might be harder during our regular office hours!  

International Mud Day

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Did you know there is a National Mud Day? It takes place annually in June! Come out and help us celebrate National Mud Day with an invitation to get muddy and enjoy exploring mud with your kids! Discover, or rediscover, the messy joy that comes with a good mud pile. We will be watering down […]

Event Series Extended Visiting Hours

Extended Visiting Hours

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Take advantage of our extended hours on the 3rd Thursday of each month to visit the Annett Nature Center! There may be new things to check out, an activity, or a chance to visit after school and work that might be harder during our regular office hours!  

Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Get out on the water and give stand up paddleboarding a try! A WCCB naturalist will go over the basic equipment, paddle strokes, and get you paddling around our pond. No experience necessary! An adult must accompany children and children must be at least 10 years old. Lifejackets are required and provided. Space is limited […]

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Dutch Oven Cooking

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Are you in need of an easy, filling, and delicious recipe for your next camping trip or outdoor adventure? Learn to prepare scrumptious recipes that will feed a crowd. Participants will prepare recipes, cook them in the Dutch oven, and learn how to care for Dutch oven cookware. The cost is $5 per person. Payment […]

Free
Event Series Extended Visiting Hours

Extended Visiting Hours

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Take advantage of our extended hours on the 3rd Thursday of each month to visit the Annett Nature Center! There may be new things to check out, an activity, or a chance to visit after school and work that might be harder during our regular office hours!  

Canoeing

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Join us out on the water for a canoe program on Lester Pond. Our naturalist will provide instruction on how to handle a canoe to avoid damaging it, how to get in and out of a canoe safely, how to paddle effectively, and how to navigate in the canoe with other people. This class will […]

Free

Event Series Extended Visiting Hours

Extended Visiting Hours

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Take advantage of our extended hours on the 3rd Thursday of each month to visit the Annett Nature Center! There may be new things to check out, an activity, or a chance to visit after school and work that might be harder during our regular office hours!  

Event Series Extended Visiting Hours

Extended Visiting Hours

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Take advantage of our extended hours on the 3rd Thursday of each month to visit the Annett Nature Center! There may be new things to check out, an activity, or a chance to visit after school and work that might be harder during our regular office hours!  

Moonlight Hike

Annett Nature Center 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, IA, United States

Embark on a guided hike under the enchanting glow of the moon, immersing yourself in the beauty of nature. This program is designed to provide a memorable and educational outdoor experience, blending tranquility, adventure, and history! As the sun sinks further behind the horizon, a naturalist will lead you through carefully chosen trails, ensuring your […]

Free