Ames, IA: Iowa Chapter, Ada Hayden Hike & Shell Ceremony

Apr 20, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM


Ada Hayden Heritage Park, 5205 Grand, Ames, IA

Event Contact Dawn Bratsch-Prince | Email


Ada Hayden Heritage Park in Ames, IA is a popular recreational area located on Highway 69 on the north side of Ames. The park has a fishing lake, hiking & biking trails, a picnic shelter, and wetlands for bird-watching.
We will meet at 10 AM in the north parking lot. The walk should take approximately one and a half hours from start to finish. While the figure 8 trail is the most popular route, there are various options for walking the trails:
Crushed Rock Upland Trail 1.2 Miles
Outside Loop Hard Surface 2.8 Miles
North Loop 1.4 Miles
South Loop 1.8 Miles
Figure 8 3.2 Miles
Following our hike, we will meet at the Cabin Coffee shop on 13th Street near Dayton Road for coffee and/or a light lunch.