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  Wickiup Hill, Linn County Conservation
The vision of the Linn County Conservation Department is to improve community through people, parks, trails and open space. This is achieved in many ways - one of which is the Wickiup Hill Learning Center.

Opening in 2002, the Wickiup Hill Learning Center has hosted hundreds of educational, historical and cultural events - providing one-of-a-kind learning experiences to tens of thousands of people. Hundreds of acres surrounding the Center are rich in archaeological history - providing many "hands-on" opportunities for school groups and seniors alike to learn of the Native American culture, life styles the impact that the environment has on life today. Highlights of the Center include a Hall of Habitats, full-size wickiup replica, Native American exhibits featuring life-size figures, archaeology displays, a bird-viewing area, and live reptile/amphibian exhibits. Additionally, miles of recreational/educational trails meander through wetlands, prairie, savanna and woodland ecosystems surrounding the Center.

 Upcoming Events

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Working Together to Save our Bees
Tue, Oct. 17; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Tri-state Rod Builders Workshop
Sat, Oct. 21; 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Master Beekeeper Talks: Swarms!!!
Tue, Nov. 7; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Science for Squirts - Lets Go Nuts
Wed, Nov. 8; 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Smoke Beyond the Water: Central Plains Traditional Pipes
Wed, Nov. 8; 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Toddler Toadstools Playgroup
Thu, Nov. 16; 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kayaking Session at Bendor Pool
Sun, Nov. 19; 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Snowshoe Building Class Registration Deadline
Thu, Dec. 14; 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Toddler Toadstools Playgroup
Fri, Dec. 15; 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Contact Information
10260 Morris Hills Road
Toddville, IA 52341

Business Hours
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: 1pm - 4pm

Trails: Sunrise to Sunset
Other Info
The arts/cultural events sponsored by Wickiup Hill Learning Center vary greatly from nature hikes to Native American singers. Programs have included archaeological and Native American cultural programs, actors portraying historical conservationists, interpretive nature hikes, osprey re-introduction programs, a Blackfeet Indian singer presenting songs about his culture and its relationship to Lewis and Clark, programs on astronomy, and Dutch oven cooking classes.

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