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Christiansen Forest Preserve
Parks and Trails
Location: 55973 310th Street
Huxley, IA 50124
Amenities: Cross Country Skiing, Hiking, and Off-road Bicycling
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Link: Map of Christiansen Forest Preserve

Christiansen Forest Preserve is a 45-acre wooded tract near Huxley. It was donated to the conservation board in 1985 by Charles Christiansen. In mid-June, it's a great place to pick wild raspberries and mulberries. The area is designated as a wildlife refuge; no hunting is allowed

Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
Snowshoe Owl Prowl
Join Naturalist Jess Lancial for a snowshoe owl prowl! Explore beautiful Christiansen Forest Preserve, a hidden gem near Huxley with an abundance of owls. Bring your binoculars and a flashlight as we try our luck at calling and spotting owls while exploring the trails on snowshoes. Program will be canceled if snow conditions are insufficient. This program is suitable for ages 12 and up. Participants should dress for the weather. Fee of $5 with registration is required by 4pm on Thursday, January 11.