Iowa Water Trails events are particularly plentiful in the second half of August, so visit the “Events” page, choose one, two, or a few . . .and get out there!
The Iowa State Fair is winding up, but there is still time to visit the Iowa DNR River Programs booth and the UI Mobile Museum.
Choices on Aug 16 include an Archaeology & Cultural History program at Manchester, River of Dreams Poker Run at Cedar Falls-Waterloo, and the Annual Floatzilla Event in the Quad Cities.
Aug 17, enjoy the Skunk River Celebration in Ames.
Aug 18-22, join the Summer Mussel Blitz near Iowa City.
Aug 22-24, participate in the Annual Lower Wapsi River Cleanup.
Sorry, but Aug 23 Iowa River Fossils Paddle is already filled.
Aug 23, learn about Amazing Mollusks! (freshwater mussels) at Lake Red Rock.
Sorry to report that two events have been canceled: Aug 15 Aquatic Insect Program in Cherokee, and the Aug 23 River Critters Float in Sac County.