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Dates: 1/3/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Portland, OR
Event Name: Kenton - From Old to New
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106341 2017/Y0847
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10KM/6KM - 1A
Description: Enjoy a part of Portland built as a company town. Now a zany, historic district, we view the old hotel and fashionable homes before strolling along a waterway and into a nature park. Return through New Columbia, the redevelopment of a neighborhood originally built to house defense workers.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the USA A - Z, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: 7am to 11pm Daily
Location: Fred Meyer Store 7404 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR, at the corner of N Interstate and N Lombard.
Start Point / Driving Directions: I-5 NORTHBOUND: (Exit 305B Lombard West Exit) RIGHT on Lombard (West) a Short distance to the Fred Meyer Parking Lot on LEFT. I-5 SOUTHBOUND: (Exit 304 Rosa Parks Way) Right on Rosa Parks Way to Interstate. Right on Interstate to Fred Meyer Entrance on your Right, just before the Traffic Light at Lombard St. PLEASE PARK IN THE BACK AREAS OF THE PARKING LOT!!!
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Walk is open now to cross over the Pedestrian Bridge.

Ask for the Walk Box at the Customer Service Counter.
Challenges: AVA - Centurion & Fifty States. WOC - Antique Shops, Arenas, Auditoriums, Banks, Barber Shops, Bed & Breakfast, Bicycle Shops, Chinese Food, Counties (Multnomah), Delis, Dog Related, Engines, Entertainment, Festivals (Street Fair in May), Firehouses, Flowers, Landmarks, Lanes (Bowling), Libraries, Monuments, Mountains, Murals, Water Towers and Watering Holes.
Regional Challenges: Cities in Song

Walking Companions (Pets) are Not Allowed in the Fred Meyer Store.
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Host Club: Columbia River Volkssport Club
Contact: Ed Hainline (360) 921-1909
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