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Dates: 1/3/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Greenville, SC
Event Name: Furman University Campus
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 105222 2017/Y0688
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10K - 1A
Description: Furman Universitys walk is on its 750 acre campus with miles of walking paths through its almost 200 year old campus. It has a beautiful lake with graceful swans swimming peacefully while people of all ages and athletic abilities stroll around it. A replica of the cabin that Henry David Thoreau lived in while writing his masterpiece, Walden, is by the lake. The campus also has an amphitheater that hosts music performances and movies for students and locals alike. You will enjoy the beautiful landscaping, the Buddhist temple above the Asia garden, the rose garden, reflection ponds and several breathtaking fountains. And, you will also experience a part of the Swamp Rabbit Trail which connects the beautiful town of Travelers Rest with Greenville . Dont miss this treasure of the South! Furman University s walk is on its 750 acre campus with miles of walking paths through it's campus. Furman University was founded in 1826 and relocated to the current location in 1958. It has a beautiful lake with graceful swans swimming peacefully while people of all ages and athletic abilities stroll around it.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Food For Thought, Lakes and Reservoirs, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, State Street Sashay, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Dawn to Dusk
Location: Hampton Inn Greenville/Travelers Rest, 593 Roe Center Ct, Travelers Rest, South Carolina 29690-1856, US Tel. 888-347-2319
Start Point / Driving Directions: See Travelers Rest YRE for driving directions.
Awards & Fees: B Award
Comments: Start Point is a short drive from the Forest Coffeehouse, approx.3.5 miles. See walk instructions.
Host Club: The Upstate Pathfinders
Contact: Dave Beisser (864) 610-0675
Website: www.upstatepathfinders.com
E-Mail Contact: Beisser89@aol.com