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Check out the Frequently Asked Questions below!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who is organizing this event? Backbone Lake Friends is a non-profit organization who's mission is to promote and support the activities of the Upper Maquoketa River Alliance and related organizations and agencies with similar natural resource concerns. To promote the general social welfare of the counties through the establishment, operation, management, and maintenance of properties as conservation and education demonstration areas. To promote and assist economic development related to the areas natural, historic, and human resources.
Q: Are walkers accepted? Yes! This course is appropriate for all fitness levels.
Q: Can I run/walk with my dog? Dogs are allowed on the course, but all pets MUST be on a leash.
Q: Where do the proceeds of this event go? To Backbone State Park of course! The Backbone Lake Friends Group provide funding for projects that the normal park budget cannot absorb. These projects and purchases have assisted in the protection of the parks watershed, provided promotional support, purchased items that improve park visitors experience such as playground equipment, trees, and much much more!