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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: St. Augustine, FL
Event Name: Year Round Walk Event
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108914 2018/Y1128
Distance - Trail Ratings: 6/10KM - 1B
Description: Daily - Dawn to Dusk. Take a walk through history as you tour the wonders of "the oldest city in the United States." Pass by the old Spanish rock walled fort, Castillo San Marco, which withstood British artillery attacks in 1740; continue through a National Cemetery and numerous historical sites; ride in a horse-drawn carriage; visit unique shops and restaurants. The city has a diverse selection of outstanding museums. Throughout the town's architecture you will see the legacy of Henry Flagler, one of the founders of Standard Oil Company and the creator of the currently operating Florida East Coast Railroad.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Food For Thought, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, United States Post Offices, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Daily - Dawn to Dusk
Location: Double Tree by Hilton
Start Point / Driving Directions: 116 San Marco Ave. Volkssport Walk Box at Registration Desk in Hotel Lobby. N on I-95 Exit 311 to SR207. Right (NE) to SR207. Drive 5.1 miles to US Hwy 1. Left to US1, Drive 1.4 miles to traffic signal at W Castillo. Turn right to W Castillo. Drive 0.3 miles to San Marco. Turn left to San Marco, drive 0.4 miles to Ocean. Turn right to Ocean, drive 0.1 mile to first entrance to parking lot. Turn right to parking lot, Shrine Gift Shop on left. S on I-95 Exit 318 to Hwy 16, Green Cove Springs/St Augustine exit (also Outlet Mall exit). Left to Hwy 16. Drive 5.6 miles to San Marco, turn right (S) to San Marco. Drive 0.9 Double Tree by Hilton on the Left.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Trail rated 1B (cobblestone in some areas) and is suitable for strollers and wheelchairs if they follow the alternate route instructions but may still have some difficulty with the cobblestones.
Host Club: Happy Wanderers
Contact: Gerry and Shirley Laird (386) 445-9841
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