Length: 2.47 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: West Branch, At Herbert Hoover NHS in West Branch.
Latitude: 41.66872 Longitude: -91.34824
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When Herbert Hoover's grandparents moved to this area in the middle of the19th century, most of Iowa was covered by tallgrass prairie, dotted with brilliant wildflowers through the growing season. Many of these grasses grew to over 6 feet in height with their roots reaching downward twice as deep in the fertile soil. In honor of Herbert Hoover's love of nature, and in an attempt to share an exquisite natural resource with the public, the National Park Service restored 81 acres of tallgrass prairie.
Width: 72 inches.
Primary Surface: Grass or vegetation
Secondary Surface: Grass or Vegetation
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1981
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