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    Take a Walk in an Iowa State Park Today for Healthiest State Walk

    Consider joining in on the Healthiest State Walk Oct. 9 by visiting an Iowa State Park, and log your jaunt in the DNR’s Healthy & Happy Outdoors system for a chance to win prizes.

    Walkers can use the interactive map at to find a park near them. Following their walk, they can log the details in Healthy & Happy Outdoors for a chance to win the October prize package, which includes nature shirts, a bird feeder, binoculars and bird feed.

    Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative is encouraging all Iowans to walk 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) on Oct. 9. For more information on the Healthiest State Walk, visit

    The Healthy & Happy Outdoors initiative, or H2O, connects Iowans to natural resources and helps them enjoy an active lifestyle. Visit us at

    Logo courtesy Iowa Department of Natural Resources

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