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Hiking Season 2017 Begins

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Posted April 8, 2017

Location: Iowa, Palisades Kepler State Park
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Hiking season kicked in full gear with temperatures warming in Iowa. Rose and I ventured down to Palisades-Kepler State Park near Mount Vernon, Iowa. To say that the wildlife was active would be an understatement. Park Background: Palisades Kepler State Park In the late 1890s, James Sherman Minott acquired 160 acres of timberland on the Cedar River and built a spacious inn for the accommodation of visitors. He also established a boat rental and sold lots for the building of summer cot  .... Read More