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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Ellicott City, MD
Event Name: Ellicott City / Oella
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109144 2018/Y0216
Distance - Trail Ratings: Distance 10/5/20 km - 2B
Description: TRAIL REOPENED. There is still considerable construction on Main Street but it is open to pedestrains.....The 5KM trail goes through downtown Ellicott City. The trail is along sidewalks. The 10km continues into Oella. It uses a converted Trolley Trail.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA
Start Times: 7am - 8pm
Location: Roger Carter Community Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: 3000 Milltowne Drive (formerly Mt. Ida Drive), Ellicott City, MD 21043. From the North: From the Baltimore Beltway (I-695), take Exit 16, I-70 West toward Frederick. Follow I-70 about 4.5 miles and take Exit 87-A, Route 29 South toward Columbia. Follow directions "From Route 29" below.
From the South and East: From I-95, take Route 100 West toward Ellicott City (Exit 43B). At end of Route 100, take Route 29 North toward Ellicott City. Follow directions From Route 29 below.
From Route 29, Follow Route 29 to the Route 40 East, Ellicott City exit. Exit Route 29 and follow Route 40 East to the traffic signal at Rogers Ave. Turn RIGHT on Rogers Ave and follow for half mile to intersection of Rogers Ave and Court House Drive. Keep LEFT and follow Court House Drive. Turn RIGHT just past the Howard County Office Complex toward Ellicott City Historic Dist. On Ellicott Mills Drive. Turn RIGHT onto Milltowne Drive.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The trail is Reopened. The route was reopened to pedestrian traffic as of July 21, 2018.
After another devastating flood May 27, 2018, the Columbia Volksmarch Club YRW 109144 event had to be temporarily closed. Main Street is now reopened but still under heavy reconstruction.
Please Note: The Roger Carter Center is open for the Centennial Lake YRE.

NOTE: The Roger Carter Center is closed in 2018 on Jan 1, Nov 22-23, and Dec 25.
While strollers may do this trail, it is not recommended for wheelchairs. Pets are allowed but must be leashed.
Host Club: Columbia Volksmarch Club
Contact: John Dye (410) 290-6510
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