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Dates: 4/1/2017 - 10/31/2017
City / State: Iron Horse State Park, WA
Event Name: John Wayne Pioneer Trail
Event Type: Seasonal Bike
Event ID: 107025 2017/Y0955
Distance - Trail Ratings: Distance 10K-177K - 1B
Description: This trail is the abandoned Milwaukee Road RR grade that is mostly hard-packed gravel except for portions on the Army base that are soft sand. The trail is 177K from near North Bend to the Columbia River with several intermediate trailheads. Drive to the trailhead of your choice and track your kilometers for your distance accomplished. Distances are described between each trailhead in each of the section listings. Portions of the trail from Easton to Ollalie State Park may have snow on them until June 1st during heavy snow seasons. The Hyak tunnel is open May 1 - October 31. The trail on the Yakima training center between Army West and Army East trailheads will be closed to entry from 6/1/2017 to 7/2/2017 and from 8/1/2017 to 8/15/2017. Information on Iron Horse State Park and maps of trailheads is found at Washington State Discover Pass required to park at trailheads.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Daylight hours
Start Point / Driving Directions: REGISTRATION: Please use the online start box provided by the California Volkssport Association website ( Follow the left side link, 'Online Start Box', and the instructions provided to sign a waiver and register for this event. Payments for event credit and directions use PayPal. The directions and insert cards are PDF's that you can download and print as needed. The POC does not provide event directions or accept alternative payment methods. The entire online process should take less than 10 minutes for a first time user.
Driving Directions: DRIVE TO START at various trailheads along I-90 near North Bend, Ollalie State Park, Hyak, Easton, South Cle Elum, Thorp, Ellensburg, Kittitas and Vantage. Driving directions to each trailhead are described in each section.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Restrooms or pit toilets are available at most of the trailheads. Helmets are required on all AVA bike events. Pets on leash only. See each trail section description for listings of special programs. In case of emergency: Dial 911. Event related assistance: Joe Blazek 509-899-6535. These bike directions and maps may only be used in conjunction with a signed Volkssport Association athletic waiver. All other uses are prohibited. Copyright 2017 Central Washington Sun Striders.
Host Club: Central Washington Sun Striders
Contact: Joe Blazek (509) 899-6535
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