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Enjoy hiking, bird watching, cross-country skiing and fishing while you explore land in various stages of ecological restoration.


Our programs bring learning to life as students use their observational skills and senses to discover the wonder of nature.


For decades Indian Creek Nature Center has led the area in sustainable building and operations practices.


Invest in the next generation by helping us instill a love of nature and pass along the knowledge of how to care for our environment.

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Getting involved is as simple as strapping on a pair of hiking boots and hitting the trail or attending one of the Nature Center’s hundreds of programs. You’ll immediately feel the sense of connection and belonging to a spectacular group of people that are working to preserve, conserve and educate all while having a wonderful time.

Latest from the Blog

Help us reach our goal: 20 new sustainers in 2020

This year has no doubt had its challenges, but now we have a challenge for YOU: This Giving Tuesday (Dec. 1), we’re striving for 20 new ICNC Sustainers (20 in 2020!).  What’s an ICNC Sustainer?…

Opportunity in Disaster: Sowing Seeds of Change

By Executive Director John Myers Published October 21, 2020 in the Cedar Rapids Gazette   Troubling events like the pandemic and derecho challenge us all, but they also provide a major opportunity. Change is nature’s…

Turn the Derecho Disaster into Opportunity

By Director of Education Kelli Kennon-Lane Published October 24, 2020 in the Cedar Rapids Gazette   Many property owners in Linn County are seeing the light — literally. With trees and shrubs downed or damaged,…

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