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Dates: 4/1/2017 - 9/30/2017
City / State: Boardman, OR
Event Name:
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 107550 2017/Y0212
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10Km/6km - 1A
Description: Both routes of this walk start at the Boardman Marina parking lot shelter with the petroglyphs. You will walk around the small park and see what is called "Lake Umatilla". Past some old locust trees (these are the only remnants of the orginial Boardman) to the Marina. (10K) Go past the RV park to an old groove of cottonwood and russian olive trees to the Historic Captain Al James barge tugboat, past a veterans' memorial. Walk along the side of the Columbia River to Marine Drive. Walk along Marine Drive into the town of Boardman going over the railroad overpass bridge. Walk through the quiet town of Boardman and see some interesting sites along your way. (6K) You will walk past the RV park to the Railroad Overpass and cross to enter the town of Boardman and walk through the town with some interesting sites along the way.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Lakes and Reservoirs, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the USA A - Z, Water Towers
Start Times:
Location: The Boardman Registration is by Mail Only.
Start Point / Driving Directions: THERE IS NOT A START BOX.
Register by sending a signed waiver, $3.00 for Award Credit and a SASE or email address to the point of contact. Then you will be provided, either by postal mail or email the driving directions, walk directions and a map.
Once the walk has been completed, notify the point of contact, if award credit is needed.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This walk can be Very Windy!
WOC: Banks, City Hall, Docks, Firehouse, Gnome, High School, Lakes, Landmarks, Water Towers, Watering Holes & Waterways.
AVA: Centurion & Fifty States
ESVA: Restaurants: American & Latino/Mexican
Womb to Tomb: Church
Host Club: Columbia River Volkssport Club
Contact: Ed Hainline (360) 921-1909
Website: www.walking4fun.org
E-Mail Contact: edhainline@comcast.net