First Day Hike 2017

  • Mines of Spain 8991 Bellevue Heights Road Dubuque, IA, 52003 United States

Join the Mines of Spain State Recreation Area at the E.B. Lyons Nature Center (8991 Bellevue Heights Rd, Dubuque, IA 52003) at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 1st, 2017, for a hike to ring in the New Year!

From the Nature Center, we will hike the length of our America's State Tree Woodland Walk Trail (hike is approximately 1.5 miles total), and meet back at the nature center to enjoy some warm beverages!

Dress appropriate for hiking in winter weather. Coffee and hot chocolate will be served at the E.B. Lyons Nature Center following the hike. 

*FOR FAMILIES: The Mines of Spain State Recreation Area will be featuring a new free app in the park called "Discovery Agents." This is free for download on your smartphone's app store. Download to play on the New Year's Day hike to have fun learning about the park!