Forest Park Museum & Arboretum – Perry, Iowa

[Photo courtesy of Dallas County]

[Photo courtesy of Dallas County]

Forest Park Museum & Arboretum has trails to hike and Central Iowa history to discover inside, with a range of natural and cultural exhibits inside. It connects to the Raccoon River Valley Trail, in addition to its own trails through the arboretum.

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Information:

Name: Forest Park Museum & Arboretum
Address: 14581 K Avenue, Perry IA
Type: Places to visit, places to hike
Bathrooms: Yes
Shade: Yes, museum is indoors
Playground: No
Trails: Yes, paved and dirt
Water: Unknown
Other notes: Forest Park Museum showcases natural, cultural, artifacts of central Iowa. There is a covered wagon kit to check out. The arboretum has a paved trail and a mowed walking trail, with over 100 different tree species. Trail map: http://www.co.dallas.ia.us/home/showdocument?id=11719 Museum map: http://www.co.dallas.ia.us/home/showdocument?id=11721
Official Website:   http://www.co.dallas.ia.us/department-services/conservation/parks-recreation/forest-park-museum
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