March 18, 2017 Tacoma-Pt Defiance Trails

City / State: Ruston, WA
Event Name: A DEEP WOODS TREK
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107509
Distance – Trail Ratings: 10km/5km – 3C
Description: Walk will begin at canopy located at N 51st St and N Mildred. Walk on paved road surface short distance and well groomed forest trails within Point Defiance City Park. Trail will be unmarked with directions and map. Water at start and finish. Restrooms along trail.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn’t have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 8:00 am to NOON – Finish time 3:00 pm
Location: N 51st St and N Mildred St
Start Point / Driving Directions: N 51st St & N Mildred St., Ruston, WA
I-5: Northbound Exit 132/Southbound #132B onto SR16W to Exit #3.(SR16/Ruston/N 6th Ave). Cross 6th Ave to Pearl St(Point Defiance Park). RIGHT on Pearl St to N 51st St. LEFT to N Mildred St. Park along N Mildred St.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Start time for registration is 8:00 am to NOON. Finish time is by 3:00 pm.
Host Club: Four-Plus Foolhardy Folks
Contact: Dorman Batson (253) 517-9634
Website: fourplushikers.weebly.com
E-Mail Contact: dlbatsonfedwy@comcast.net

March 18, 2017 Highlights of Fort Vancouver/Downtown Vancouver

City / State: Vancouver, WA, WA
Event Name: Highlights of Fort Vancouver/Downtown Vancouver
Event Type: Guided Walk
Event ID: 107708
Distance – Trail Ratings: 6 K/10 K – 1A
Description: There are 6 K and 10 K options available. There will be two guided groups for the 10 K option of 30 walkers maximum each. Feel free to call the walk POC to reserve your spot in the guided group. Self-guided directions will also be available. Both 6 K and 10 K walks are loops starting and finishing at the Marshal/Luepke Community Center. The 6 K route takes in the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site and dips into downtown Vancouver with a stop in Esther Short Park at the Vancouver Farmers Market, which starts back up on March 18, 2017. The 10 K route takes in the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, dips into downtown Vancouver with a stop in Esther Short Park and the Farmers Market, then continues with views along the waterfront of the Columbia River, and passes the Pearson Air Museum on the way back to the Marshall/Luepke Community Center.
Amenities: Strollers: | Wheelchairs: | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn’t have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: 9:00 AM; Finish by 1:00 PM
Location: Luepke Senior Center and Marshall Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: Luepke Senior Center and Marshall Center: 1009 E McLoughlin Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98663
From 15 North – take exit 1C-1D for WA-501,turn right on E Mill Plain Blvd, turn left on Fort Vancouver Way, turn left on McLoughlin Blvd – Center is on the left
From 15 South – take exit 1C for WA-501/Mill Plain Blvd, turn right on WA-501/E 15th St/Mill Plain Blvd, turn right on D St, turn right at E McLoughlin Blvd, Center is on the right
Awards & Fees: ZZ
Comments: Join us on St. Patrick’s Day weekend for a special walk event in Vancouver, Washington!
Walkers can choose self-guided option for either the 6 K or 10 K or join the special guided group of 60 walkers maximum on the 10 K event.
Walking Adventures Guides Dan Friesen and Scott Isom will be guiding this group — they will each lead 30 walkers, and will offer presentations along the way, sharing history, trivia and interesting facts about this area of Vancouver, Washington.
Feel free to call the walk POC Danielle Friesen at 360 260 9393 to reserve your spot in the guided group!
Host Club: International Wanderers
Contact: Danielle Friesen (360) 260-9393
Website: https://walkingadventures.com/vancouver-walk/
E-Mail Contact: danielle@walkingadventures.com

April 8, 2017 Snoqualmie Historic and Falls

City / State: Snoqualmie, WA
Event Name: Snoqualmie Falls and Historic Town and Trails
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107478
Distance – Trail Ratings: 5K/7K/10K/12K/20K – 1B
Description: Beautiful walk exploring Historic Snoqualmie and Snoqualmie Falls and parks along the route. For a bigger challenge (2B) take the additional 2K from the top of the falls to the park at the bottom. Lovely views. This walk will have 2 loops offering you a possible 20K. Loop 1 visits the falls and the historic town and more. Loop 2 visits the falls and continues on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail continuing back to the start.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Bridges – Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Lakes and Reservoirs, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, You’ll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: 9:00am-12:00pm Finish by 3:00pm
Location: The Gazebo at Railroad Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: 7971 Railroad Avenue SE
From Seattle and points west, take I-90 east to Exit 25, Highway 18 West/Snoqualmie Parkway. Turn left onto Snoqualmie Parkway.
From North Bend and points east, take I-90 west to Exit 25, Highway 18 West/Snoqualmie Parkway. Turn right onto Snoqualmie Parkway.
Turn right onto Railroad Avenue SE/State Route 202.
7971 Railroad Avenue SE is on your right directly before the Northwest Railway Museum. Parking available at Railway Museum Park and across the street from the gazebo.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments:
Host Club: Interlaken Trailblazers Volkssport Club
Contact: Mike Zewe (425) 305-1275
Website: www.interlakentrailblazers.org
E-Mail Contact: mzewe@comcast.net