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Dates: 1/2/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Des Moines, IA
Event Name: Waterways
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 107179 2017/Y1464
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K & 11K - 1A
Description: This walk is on city sidewalks and multi-purpose trails along the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers and around Gray's Lake. It returns to the finish through the Court Avenue District in downtown Des Moines and across the Principal Pedestrian Bridge. Hours 10am-5pm daily; closed New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Honoring Our Flag, Lakes and Reservoirs, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Walking the USA A - Z, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: 10 AM - 5 PM
Location: Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Start Point / Driving Directions: 909 Robert D Ray Dr. From West I-235 Exit E 6th St go right (S) to Des Moines St. Turn right on Des Moines St 5 blocks to Robert D Ray Dr and turn right. From East I-235 Exit E 6th St go left (S) to Des Moines St. Turn right on Des Moines St 5 blocks to Robert D Ray Dr and turn right.
Awards & Fees: B Award
Comments: One of the nation's biggest and best Farmer's Markets is on Saturday mornings May thru October 7AM - Noon in the Court Ave District. World Food Prize Building is open on Sat mornings from 9 AM - 1PM. Well worth a visit. Walk box is located in the alcove to your right when you walk in the door.
Host Club: Greater Des Moines Volkssport Assn.
Contact: Deb Gaskins (515) 238-2486
Website: sites.google.com/site/walkgdmva
E-Mail Contact: gaskins.deb@gmail.com