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Dates: 1/3/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Portland, OR
Event Name: Crystal Springs
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106345 2017/Y1532
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/6km - 1A
Description: Columbia Sportswear Factory Outlet Hours are Mon-Sat 9am-7pm and Sun 11am-6pm. Closed Major Holidays except New Years. YR 1532 is rated 1A and is suitable for strollers and wheelchairs. Route goes by Antique Shops, Reed College, Beautiful Residental Areas and through the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens (a $4.00 fee is charged for the Gardens between 10am and 6pm on Wed thru Sun - March 1 through Labor Day - Mon and Tue are Free! No Pets Allowed in the Gardens. Especially beautiful during the spring months, the Rhododendrons are in Full Bloom. The start box cabinet is located on your left after going down the stairs. Restrooms are available upstairs in the store.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Lakes and Reservoirs, United States Post Offices, Volcanoes, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the USA A - Z, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Mon-Sat 9am-7pm,Sun 11am-6pm. Open New Years Day
Location: Columbia Sportswear Factory Outlet in Sellwood Plaza
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1323 SE Tacoma St. From northbound on I-5, take Corbett St. exit 298. Turn right on Corbett to SW Nebraska (approx. 1 mile). Turn left to SW Macadam (approx. 3 blocks). Turn right onto Macadam to Sellwood Bridge. Turn left onto Sellwood Bridge to SE 13th Ave. Columbia Sportswear is on the left just past SE 13th Ave. From southbound I-5, take exit 299A, Lake Oswego, Johns Landing, Macadam exit south to Macadam to Sellwood Bridge. Continue as above.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Pets not allowed in Rhododendron Garden.

Challenges: (AVA) Centurion & Fifty States
(WOC) Counties (Multnomah), Antique Shops, Arches, Arenas, Auditoriums, Banks, Barber Shops, Bicycle Shops, Dog Related, Firehouses, Flowers, Gardens, Gazebo, Lakes, Watering Holes and Waterways.
WASHINGTON STATE CHALLENGES: Restaurants: Asian, European & USA.
Womb to Tomb: School & Vows
COWS (CA,OR,WA) and KLUBS.

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Host Club: Columbia River Volkssport Club
Contact: Ed Hainline (360) 921-1909
Website: www.walking4fun.org
E-Mail Contact: edhainline@comcast.net