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Day Hike - Mima Mounds

Easy Family Hike to Mima Mounds. This a 2.75 mile hike. Priority given to kids with family. Ideal for elementary school aged youth.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 2.75 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 10 ft

TBD by hike leader.  This will be a morning activity.  Meeting place and time to be e-mailed to participants

We will start by hiking the paved trail and observation deck before continuing onto the 1.5 mile loop trail that weaves through the mysterious mounds.  We will take breaks along the way to explore the various geological and other natural features.  This is a great hike for kids who are elementary school aged, but other children are welcome as well with proper planning by the parents.


Mima Mounds

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials (Family needs to provide)

  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

Kids are encouraged to bring their own hiking backpacks with age appropriate hiking items.

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