VIDEOS

Lacey-Keosauqua River Trail | Trail-in-a-Minute
Sep 11, 2019 | 2 min

Take a virtual hike along the Des Moines river's edge in Lacey-Keosauqua State Park.

Upcycle Stewards
Sep 4, 2019 | 4 min

Volunteers help clear invasive and overgrown plants from Gray's Lake. Some of the trimmings are then "upcycled" into food and fun for animals at Blank Park Zoo. It's a joint effort of Des Moines...

Honey Creek State Park and Resort | Iowa By Air
Aug 28, 2019 | 2 min

Glide about Iowa's largest lake and Honey Creek State Park and Resort with Iowa By Air.

Kiln trail | Trail-in-a-Minute
Aug 14, 2019 | 2 min

Take a virtual hike along through Floyd County's Prairie & Fossil Preserve along the Kiln Trail.

Turtle sniffing dogs
Aug 7, 2019 | 5 min

An advanced team of Boykin spaniels are travel companions, highly skilled adventurers, and unique research tools known as Turtle Dogs. Iowa Outdoors joined them on an Iowa mission...searching for...

Maquoketa Caves State Park | Iowa By Air
Jul 31, 2019 | 2 min

Brent's Trail | Trail-in-a-Minute
Jul 17, 2019 | 2 min

Take a virtual hike along the bluffs of the Loess Hills State Forest.

Frog Call Monitoring
Jul 10, 2019 | 7 min

Amphibians such as frogs and toads are one of the most sensitives parts of our ecosystem. Since 1991, the Iowa DNR has held a volunteer fueled frog call monitoring program to keep track of statewide...

cross country skiing
Aug 8, 2018 | 27 min

Ski across some freshly groomed trails, plant some trees in the middle of the Mississippi, and relive a major conservation victory in Central Iowa.

Cross Country or Nordic Skiing
Aug 8, 2018 | 7 min

When winter weather cooperates there is no more adventurous outdoor endeavor than cross country skiing. Thankfully, many Iowa parks are ready and waiting to deliver perfectly groomed trails for cross country skiers.