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3rd Annual Bison Fest

November 4, 2023
11:00AM to 2:00PM
Botna Bend Park

In honor of National Bison Day, come visit our bison herd out at Botna Bend Park and learn more about this magnificent species and the conservation efforts that help protect them. Swing by between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for fun, family-friendly activities, including:

- Botna Bend’s live bison herd
- Atlatl throwing
- Bison wool spinning
- Hay rack rides
- Bison artifacts
- Food
- Crafts
- Flint knapping
- Fossil finding demonstration
- Learn how to search for and find fossils
- Learn about the symbiotic relationship between bison and the prairie
- Video presentations on the Joy Creek Major archaeological site & Coralville Lake's Devonian Fossil Gorge

This event is free with a $3/vehicle park entry fee or an annual permit and will be held rain or shine. We'll see you there!

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Contact: Kylie Jacott
(712) 828-2140

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Botna Bend Park
42926 Mahogany Road
Hancock, IA

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