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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Denver, CO
Event Name: Capital
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106843 2017/Y1083
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km/11 km - 1A
Description: Altitude 5,280 ft. Daily, 7am to dusk. Valet parking available at hotel but downtown has many less expensive parking lots. Light rail and bus service is also available at a reasonable cost.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Honoring Our Flag, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places, State Capital, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Underground Railroad, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: 7 a.m. to dusk
Location: Courtyard by Marriott
Start Point / Driving Directions: 934 16th, Denver, CO (303)571-1114 From I-25 NB, exit Auraria Pkwy, right on 14th, left on Curtis. From I-25 SB, exit Speer S, left on Lawrence, right on 14th, left on Curtis.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: There is construction on the Auraria Campus. You might have to backtrack from St. Elizabeth's to cross Speer at Arapahoe. This is an urban area, and walking in the evening is not recommended. Start point elevation of the Mile High City is 5280 ft. Please be respectful of hotel staff when they are busy with customers. Route has some stairs, but ramps are nearby. The walk takes you through our beautiful and historic downtown, past the Capitol Building, city gardens, the 16th St. Mall, Sakura Square, Coors Field and along the Cherry Creek and Platte River Bike Trails.
Host Club: Rocky Mountain Wanderers
Contact: Katherine Svoboda (303) 680-7118
Website: www.rockymountainwanderers.org
E-Mail Contact: ksvoboda11@comcast.net