Day Hike - Mima Mounds


Day Hike - Mima Mounds

Family Hike for 4+ year olds with ability to hike 3 miles. Slow pace with many stops to explore.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 2.75 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 10 ft

Our meeting time and place will be arranged by the participating families.   Discover pass required. 

We will start by hiking the paved trail and observation deck before continuing onto the loop trail that weaves through the mysterious mounds.  We will take breaks along the way to explore the various geological and other natural features.  


Mima Mounds

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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