Events

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Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling 6:00 pm
Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling @ Sweet Marsh
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MARSH MIGRATIONS Embrace spring and get outdoors! Marsh migrations are a great way to start the spring paddling season. These easy, flat water kayak floats are led by CrawDaddy owner Darrin Siefken and renowned wildlife[...]
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Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors 6:00 pm
Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors @ Avenue of the Saints Lake, rural Waverly.
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Get off the couch and into a kayak. Kayaking is a great leisure time recreational activity that can be enjoyed by individuals or the whole family. The CrawDaddy fleet of 16+ kayaks provides options for[...]
Mon-Maq Dam on the Maquoketa River Public Meeting 6:00 pm
Mon-Maq Dam on the Maquoketa River Public Meeting @ Durgin Pavilion at Camp Courageous, Monticello
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Public invited to discuss future options for the Mon-Maq Dam on the Maquoketa River Monticello – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host a public open house and meeting from 6 to 8:30 p.m.,[...]
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Canoesport Outfitter “DemoFest,” Lake Ahquabi, Indianola
Canoesport Outfitter “DemoFest,” Lake Ahquabi, Indianola @ Lake Ahquabi State Park
Apr 6 all-day
Apr 6; Canoesport Outfitter “DemoFest,” Lake Ahquabi, south of Indianola.  Biggest CSO on-water demo of the year. Fee, preregistration required. Opportunity for new & seasoned paddlers to try out new designs & ongoing models, plus[...]
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Whiterock Conservancy Kayaking/Camping: Middle Raccoon River
Whiterock Conservancy Kayaking/Camping: Middle Raccoon River @ Whiterock Conservancy Campground.
Apr 12 – Apr 14 all-day
Join Crawdaddy Outdoors for a kayaking and camping trip to the Middle Raccoon River in Western Iowa. Paddle through the enchanting sandstone cliffs of the Whiterock Valley and camp at the Whiterock Conservancy Campground. Cost:[...]
Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling 6:00 pm
Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling @ Sweet Marsh
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MARSH MIGRATIONS Embrace spring and get outdoors! Marsh migrations are a great way to start the spring paddling season. These easy, flat water kayak floats are led by CrawDaddy owner Darrin Siefken and renowned wildlife[...]
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Trailgate Party: Celebrating Water Trails 2:00 pm
Trailgate Party: Celebrating Water Trails @ Story Conservation Center
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Reservations not required
Trailgate Party: Celebrating Water Trails with Story County 2:00 pm
Trailgate Party: Celebrating Water Trails with Story County @ Story County Conservation Center
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Celebrate spring trail season at this trailgate party honoring water trails. Dr. Elizabeth Andre, Associate Professor of Outdoor Education at Northland College, an ISU alumni, and an Ames native, will share the history of rivers[...]
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Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling 6:00 pm
Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling @ Sweet Marsh
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MARSH MIGRATIONS Embrace spring and get outdoors! Marsh migrations are a great way to start the spring paddling season. These easy, flat water kayak floats are led by CrawDaddy owner Darrin Siefken and renowned wildlife[...]
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Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors 6:00 pm
Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors @ Avenue of the Saints Lake, rural Waverly.
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Get off the couch and into a kayak. Kayaking is a great leisure time recreational activity that can be enjoyed by individuals or the whole family. The CrawDaddy fleet of 16+ kayaks provides options for[...]
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“Spring Refuge Float,” Camanche 11:00 am
“Spring Refuge Float,” Camanche @ Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Apr 20; “Spring Refuge Float”at Rock Creek Marina & Campground, Camanche. Paddle the quiet backwaters of the Mississippi as they wind their way through the Upper Mississippi Fish & Wildlife Refuge. Gather at 11:00 am[...]
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Red Rock Adventure Tours with CanoeSport Outfitters 8:30 am
Red Rock Adventure Tours with CanoeSport Outfitters @ Elk Rock State Park Boat Ramp
Apr 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Join us for an extended excursion along the limestone cliffs and to the sea cave along the Elk Rock State Park shoreline. The route and distance covered will vary according to weather conditions and the[...]
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Earth Day r
Earth Day r
Apr 22 all-day
Earth Day; Annual observance of the first Earth Day in 1970.  https://www.earthday.org/earthday/
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Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling 6:00 pm
Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling @ Sweet Marsh
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MARSH MIGRATIONS Embrace spring and get outdoors! Marsh migrations are a great way to start the spring paddling season. These easy, flat water kayak floats are led by CrawDaddy owner Darrin Siefken and renowned wildlife[...]
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Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors @ Hannen Lake – Blairstown 10:00 am
Kayak Demo Days with Crawdaddy Outdoors @ Hannen Lake – Blairstown @ Hannen Lake - Blairstown
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Get off the couch and into a kayak. Kayaking is a great leisure time recreational activity that can be enjoyed by individuals or the whole family. The CrawDaddy fleet of 16+ kayaks provides options for[...]
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Boat Registrations Expire; Apply New Decals
Boat Registrations Expire; Apply New Decals
Apr 30 all-day
The current  3-year boat registrations and their green decals will expire on April 30, 2019. Find info for displaying ID Numbers and Decals on Iowa DNR Website. Please note that the decal is to be displayed[...]
Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling 6:00 pm
Sweet Marsh Migration Paddling @ Sweet Marsh
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MARSH MIGRATIONS Embrace spring and get outdoors! Marsh migrations are a great way to start the spring paddling season. These easy, flat water kayak floats are led by CrawDaddy owner Darrin Siefken and renowned wildlife[...]