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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/30/2018
City / State: Vancouver, WA
Event Name: Whipple Creek
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108809 2018/Y0157
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10km - 1A
Description: Dawn to dusk. The route is in new neighborhoods & goes through several parks. In Whipple Creek Park, enjoy a nearby horse barn & the historic water wheel that is being restored. The 10 km route is mainly on city sidewalks & a graveled country road. The 5 km route is in the neighborhoods & does not go to Whipple Creek Park. A 2 km extension is offered on Whipple Creek Park's forested horse trail. This trail can be muddy after a rain making the rating 2B for the extension.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk Like An Olympian, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Daylight hours
Location: Starbucks - Tenny Rd
Start Point / Driving Directions: 800 NE Tenney Rd, #7. Northbound - take the NE 134th St exit from I-5 (Exit #7) or I-205 (Exit #36). Turn left (west) on 134th St. Southbound - from I-5 take the I-205 exit (#7) & in a short distance take the 134th St exit (#36). Turn right (west) on 134th St. In either case, proceed 1/2 mile on 134th St to the Fred Meyer store on right. Starbucks is on the SW corner of Fred Meyer building. Ask for Start Box at the counter.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: On October 1 the Starting Point of this walk will move next door to Fred Meyers at the Customer Service Desk. Starbucks will be closing on October 10.
Host Club: Vancouver USA Volkssporters
Contact: Carolyn Affolter (360) 574-9108
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