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Dates: 1/3/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Lake Oswego, OR
Event Name: The Lake, River and Homes
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106348 2017/Y1609
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10KM/6KM - 2B
Description: YRE 1609 is rated 2B. This walk takes you to the Willamette River, through some of the recently improved areas along State Street by Oswego Lake, a chance to stop at the Lake Oswego Fine Arts Center, before traveling through some of the older parts of Lake Oswego, to include some Uphill areas. You will walk around part of Oswego Lake and back into Downtown Lake Oswego to the Finish.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Food For Thought, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Lady Liberty Special Program, Lakes and Reservoirs, State Street Sashay, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Volcanoes, Walking the USA A - Z, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: 6:00am to 1:00am, Daily
Location: Safeway Grocery Store
Start Point / Driving Directions: 401 A Ave, Lake Oswego, OR. Directions from I-5 NORTHBOUND: Exit #288 (I-205 N) to Exit # 3, go across the overpass on Stafford Rd to McVey Rd, follow McVey Rd to State St. At traffic light turn left onto State St and continue to A Ave (you will cross RR tracks prior to A Ave), Left onto A Ave and go to 4th St, turn right into the Safeway parking lot. I-5 SOUTHBOUND: Exit # 292. Turn Left onto Kruse Way /Lake Oswego. Go to Boones Ferry Rd. urn Left at Boones Ferry Rd to Country Club Rd (be in right lane). Turn Right onto Country Club Rd and the name will change to A Ave, continue to just prior to 4th St and turn left into the Safeway parking lot. Please park on either of the side areas of their parking lot!! Go to the Customer Service Counter and "Ask for the Walk Box" (a small blue lid file tote).
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Ask for the "WALK BOX" at the Customer Service Counter. Restroom is available at the back of Store to the Left of the Pharmacy. Challenges: (AVA) Centurion & Fifty States (WOC) Banks, Barber Shop, Bicycles, City Hall, Counties (Clackamas), Dog Related, Entertainment, Eyes, Engines, Flowers, Forests, Galleries, Gazebos, Gnomes, Lakes, Libraries, Mountains, Watering Holes and Waterways. WASHINGTON STATE CHALLENGES: Restaurants (American, Asian & Mexican) Birth to Death - Church-Vows & Schools. (CLUBS) Libraries (Worldwide), 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