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Granger, IA: Iowa Chapter Hike, Jester Park Hike

May 25, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Jester Park Nature Center, 12130 128th St., Granger, IA 50109


We will meet at the Jester Park Nature Center entrance. There are indoor restrooms there. Jester Park has several soft dirt trails and we should be able to do 5 miles. QUESTIONS? Please contact us at

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Online: Iowa Chapter, Spanish Culture for the Camino: What to Know Before You Go

Jun 18, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Online, CDT


Join our monthly virtual charla for a presentation on “Spanish Culture for the Camino: What to Know Before You Go”. You’ll learn about several common cultural norms that are useful for anyone planning to spend time in Spain. We invite your input, questions, and Camino-related questions. Please register to receive the zoom link: There is…

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Bodurant, IA: Iowa Chapter, Chichaqua Trail to Santiago Hike

Jul 27, 2024 9:00AM—12:00PM

Chichaqua Trail, NE 88th St. trailhead parking lot north of Bodurant, IA, CDT


Walk with us along Central Iowa’s Chichaqua Trail to the small town of Santiago (Iowa)! We’ll meet at the NE 88th St trailhead parking lot north of Bondurant, IA. We plan to walk approximately 11 km (about 7 miles) round-trip to the Santiago United Methodist Church and back. Please bring water and, if you choose,…

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Madrid, IA: Iowa Chapter, High Trestle Trail Hike

Aug 24, 2024 6:30PM—8:30PM

High Trestle Trail parking lot, east side of Hwy 17, Madrid, Iowa, CDT


Is this Spain? No, it’s Iowa: Madrid, Iowa! Join us on Saturday, Aug. 24 for our annual five-mile round trip hike from Madrid (IA) along the High Trestle Trail to the bridge. We will arrive just as the bridge’s blue lights are illuminated! We’ll meet near the restrooms at the trail parking lot in Madrid,…

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Johnston, IA: Iowa Chapter, Sycamore Trail Hike

Sep 21, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

4640 NW 66th Avenue, Johnston, IA


We will meet at 10 AM to hike along the Sycamore Trail in Johnston, Iowa. There is a small gravel parking lot at the trailhead on NW 66th just on the west side of the river and the south side of the street. This is a soft dirt trail and we should be able to…

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Coon Rapids, IA: Iowa Chapter, Whiterock Conservancy Hike

Oct 05, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

1523 140th St., Coon Rapids, Iowa, CDT


The Whiterock Conservancy is a 5,500 acre, nonprofit land trust dedicated to providing educational and recreational opportunities for the public, improving and protecting the land through conservation, and demonstrating sustainable farming methods. There are over 40+ miles of hiking, running, mountain biking, and equestrian trails. Our group will meet at the far south end at…

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Past | Archive

Online: Iowa Chapter, Pampered Pilgrimage

May 21, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Zoom, CDT

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

Apr 20, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Ada Hayden Heritage Park, 5205 Grand, Ames, IA

Online: Iowa Chapter, Camino 301: Pilgrim Stories

Apr 16, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Zoom CDT

Online: Iowa Chapter, Chapter Charla

Dec 07, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online: Central Timezone

Online: Iowa Chapter Chapter Charla

Nov 02, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online: Central Timezone

Online: Iowa Chapter, Chapter Charla

Oct 05, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online: Central TImezone