Monthly Archives: July 2015

Annual Star Party Public Viewing Night

By |2019-06-04T20:58:20-05:00July 6th, 2015|Events|

Friday, August 14 come out to see the wonders of the universe through the telescopes of more than a dozen volunteer astronomers. Each year astronomers from across the Midwest, drawn by the darkest skies in Iowa, gather at Whiterock at the end of August for a four day star party hosted by the Ames Area [...]

BioBlitz 2015

By |2019-06-04T20:58:20-05:00July 4th, 2015|Events|

Join us on Saturday, July 25, for the BioBlitz your chance to work with natural science experts to explore this landscape and identify the diversity of species found in it. Whiterock Conservancy supports a diverse array of plants and animals native to Iowa the Middle Raccoon River and serves as the "last outpost" of significant [...]

New Trails Grand Opening!

By |2019-06-04T20:58:20-05:00July 4th, 2015|Events, Uncategorized|

Pick a Trail and Go! Join in the celebration of over 30 miles of new and improved mountain bike, equestrian and hiking trails. Friday, August 7 noon to Sunday, August 9 at 5 pm Explore the trails by participating in a trail scavenger hunt on foot, by bike or by horseback. Bring a group to [...]

Stay and Play for Free

By |2019-06-04T20:58:20-05:00July 3rd, 2015|Accommodations|

Now is a great time to plan some time away. Book a room or cottage on a Monday-Thursday and you will receive free trail passes for use during your stay and a free river float for each person in your room. If the trails or river are closed during your stay, you will receive a [...]