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Canoeing at the Mines of Spain Recreational Area

Event Details

July 13, 2013 1:00 PM
Location: Mines of Spain Recreational Area
8991 Bellevue Heights Road
Dubuque, IA 52003
Contact Name: Wayne Buchholtz, Park Ranger
Phone: 563-556-0620
Website: www.minesofspain.org

Event Description

The Mines of Spain is holding a canoe program.  Canoes, life jackets and paddles will be provided.  If you have your own PFD please bring it to ensure it fits properly and that you will be able to go out in a canoe. Your guide will assist you in learning how to canoe and will provide information about the park and its natural resources as you paddle upstream on Catfish Creek.  Watch for blue heron, otter, turkey and other wildlife as you paddle.
This program begins at 1 PM and lasts about 2 hours which includes a short introduction to canoeing.
After your canoe trip take time to explore the E.B. Lyons Interpretive Center or take a hike on one of the trails that wind through the Mines of Spain.
This event is first come first serve.