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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Austin, TX
Event Name: Fairview/Travis Heights Neighborhoods
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106785 2017/Y1672
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/6km - 1A
Description: Central to this walk are neighborhoods dating back to the 1880s. You will pass a unique blend of elegant Victorian mansions, beautifully restored cottages, quaint bungalows, and recently built homes of striking design. The event winds through Stacy Park and finishes with a walk up South Congress Ave. where you will go by an interesting array of restaurants, retail shops and art galleries. Open daily.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Alternative Capitals, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Walk the USA - Street by Street, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: 24/7
Location: Extended Stay America
Start Point / Driving Directions: 507 S 1st, Austin, TX 78704-1207. See Austin-Capital Y0068 for directions to start location and Walk Box.
Awards & Fees: B Award
Comments: The walk is through a historic neighborhood and park. It is shady and has some dirt/gravel trails. South Congress Ave has many eateries and provides a typical Austin experiense and scene.
Host Club: Colorado River Walkers
Contact: Carol Obianwu (512) 771-9566
Website: www.coloradoriverwalkers.org
E-Mail Contact: cobianwu@utexas.edu