The clubs of the Evergreen State Volkssport Association (ESVA) provide both non-competitive staffed events and self-guided routes in Washington State for walking, biking and cross-country skiing or snow shoeing.

Our events are open to everyone, most at no cost.   Explore Washington State.  Come to one of our events and discover new places, make new friends,  have fun, and keep fit.

Where Can I Walk???

Click below to view all walking,
biking and other events in the USA.


Some events listed in the link above are only available in the AVA On-Line Start Box (OSB). In order to register for and download OSB event directions and maps, you must have an account in the AVA’s OSB system.

Click on this Tutorial for ONLINE Start Box  INFO HERE link for a tutorial on using the OSB (on the page, click on the bottom link). The “Account” button has information about registering for an account in the OSB. After you have registered for an account in the OSB system, you can access the OSB at this link: AVA ONLINE Start Box:  Click Here to register for and download events.

Do you need a reason to get out of the house and get some exercise during the winter months? We have just the thing to motivate you.

2024 Winter Walking Contest

From January 1st through March 31st, ESVA is sponsoring the Winter Walking Challenge Contest. For contest information and log sheets to record your walks, click on the link below.

ESVA Walk/Bike Event Review Contest

From May 1st through September 30th, ESVA is sponsoring the ESVA Walk/Bike Event Review Contest. For contest info, click on the link above.