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Dates: 1/2/2017 - 12/30/2017
City / State: Chambersburg, PA
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Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106530 2017/Y0127
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km/10km - 1A
Description: Hours: M-Th, Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat 10am-5pm; closed Sun. There are two 5K trails. Either one can be done for 5K credit; both must be done for 10K credit. The 5K Fountains Trail covers the downtown area where the annual Ice Festival is held. It also passes three fountains. The 5K Underground Railroad Trail passes three sites associated with the Underground Railroad and two sites associated with John Brown.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: No
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, Underground Railroad, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the Path of Inventions, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: S/F Hours: M,T,W,Th, Sat 10-5; Fri 10-6 Closed Sun
Location: Olympia Candy Kitchen
Start Point / Driving Directions: 43 S Main St. 717-263-3282. N or S, exit I-81 at Exit 16 (US 30 W, Lincoln Way), to downtown Chambersburg. After intersection at Third, left lane. Through Square (fountain in middle). Left 1/2 block beyond square, park in main lot. Walkway along left of 1-story building. Candy Kitchen on right at end of walkway. W take US 30 E. Entering Chambersburg, after US 30 bears right, through Franklin street light, cross bridge, turn left to parking lot. Walkway as described above. Ask candy clerk for Walk Box.
Awards & Fees: B Award
Comments: There are no public restrooms at the start and restrooms on the trail are at businesses. Olympia Candy Kitchen often has extended hours the two weeks prior to holidays where candy is purchased (Valentine's Day, Easter, Christmas, etc).
Host Club: Cumberland Valley Lead Foot Club
Contact: Tom Jackson (717) 677-6511
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E-Mail Contact: thomasjackson@embarqmail.com