NEW DATE – August 20 Dupont, Hudson Bay Days Walk

City / State: DuPont, WA
Event Name: Hudson Bay Festival Days Walk
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107778
Distance – Trail Ratings: 5k, 10k – 1A
Description: Walk on sidewalks and trails through the NW Landing and village of DuPont. This is part of the 5 day celebration of Hudsons Bay Days with some new festivities this year.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Honoring Our Flag, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices
Start Times: 9:00 am to NOON, finish by 3:00 pm
Location: Clock Tower on Palisades Blvd
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1400 block of Palisades Blvd in Clock Tower Park
I-5, Exit #119. Northbound LEFT, crossing I-5 to Wilmington Ave. LEFT on Wilmington Ave to second entrance of State Farm Ins for parking. Walk starts across the street in Clock Tower Park. Southbound I-5, Exit #119 RIGHT to Wilmington Ave. LEFT on Wilmington follow directions as above.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: 8-20 is the correct date for Hudson Bay Days Festival
Host Club: Over-The-Hill-Gang Volkssport Club
Contact: Diane Wagner (253) 875-3064
Website: No Website Listed
E-Mail Contact: dianeswagner@comcast.net

Aug 26 Washougal Waterfront Walk

City / State: Washougal, WA
Event Name: Washougal Waterfront Park Walk
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 105747
Distance – Trail Ratings: 5/10 km – 1B
Description: Route includes small town neighborhoods and parks, Parkersville National Historic Site, and features the beautiful Columbia and Washougal Rivers, beginning from the new Washougal Waterfront Park. Also enjoy the very popular Washougal River Greenway loop, never before volkswalked. Surfaces include road shoulders, sidewalks, paved paths, and natural trails.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Bridges – Spanning the USA, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Volcanoes, Walking America’s Ports of Call
Start Times: Start 9am-1pm; finish by 4pm.
Location: Washougal Waterfront Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: (due east of) 24 South A Street, Washougal.
I-5: Exit #1A. I-205: Exit #27. Take SR14 East to Camas/Washougal, exit #14 (500 West/Union St./Second St.). At end of ramp, straight at roundabout. RIGHT at second roundabout, following signs to 2nd Street South. Straight at stop sign (A Street, unmarked) into Washougal Waterfront Park. If lot is full, return through lot (there is a turn-around) to the stop sign and turn right past gate into gravel overflow parking lot.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Strollers possible; not suitable for wheelchairs. Note — park does not yet have an address. 24 South A St. is the offices of the Port of Camas/Washougal at the marina. Park is due east a short distance.
Host Club: All Weather Walkers
Contact: Jan Breneman (360) 835-9686
Website: www.AllWeatherWalkers.org
E-Mail Contact: janbreneman@gmail.com

Aug 26 – Stevens Pass, Wellington Trailhead Walk

ity / State: Stevens Pass, WA
Event Name: Wellington Townsite and Stevens Pass Historial District
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107459
Distance – Trail Ratings: 5K, 10K – 1A
Description: Traditional walk on part of the original Great Northern RR route that went through Stevens Pass. Walk starts at abandoned Wellington townsite parking lot and follows railbed trail to the original Stevens Pass Great Northern RR tunnel portal and past the Wellington avalanche disaster site to an overlook of the upper Skykomish River valley and Cascade Mountains.
Amenities: Strollers: | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Bridges – Spanning the USA
Start Times:
Location: Wellington Trailhead, Stevens Pass
Start Point / Driving Directions:
Awards & Fees: ZZ
Comments: For historical background and information about the disaster, we recommend reading before the walk: “The White Cascade: The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America’s Deadliest Avalanche” by Gary Krist.
Host Club: Central Washington Sun Striders
Contact: Millie Haupt (509) 965-4980
Website: No Website Listed
E-Mail Contact: m.haupt@charter.net