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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Yorktown, VA
Event Name: Town
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109183 2018/Y0285
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 and 11 KM - 2B
Description: Daily 9am-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. There is a fee to enter Yorktown. Check http://www.nps.gov/index.htm for fees and special events. Trail will be along the shoulder of roads through the battlefield area and through the Historical town of Yorktown. Parts of the walk trails are on dirt pathways.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Food For Thought, Lady Liberty Special Program, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Walking America's Ports of Call
Start Times: Daily 9:00 - 5:00. Closed -NY, Christmas & Thanks
Location: Yorktown Battlefield (Historic Yorktown and some of the Battlefield) Colonial Natl Historical Pk VC
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1000 Colonial Pkwy Yorktown 23690. From Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News: I-64 W, Exit 258B, US 17 N, follow 17 N about 8.1 miles to stoplight at Cook Road. Right at stoplight on Cook Road(VA 704). Follow Cook Road to stop sign (about 2 miles). Left on VA 238. About 0.1 mile, hard right. Proceed to VC, park at parking lot. Richmond/Points N: I-64 E, Exit 242B Rt 199 E. Travel E on Rt 199 about 2 miles. Road narrows from 4 to 2 lanes. High security fence on both sides of road and water tower on left side. Pass water tower, turn right up ramp to Colonial Pkwy to stop sign (about 8.6 miles). At stop sign proceed straight across, park at parking lot at VC.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Restroom and water are available at the start/finish. Pets are permitted and the walk is suitable strollers and wheelchairs, although there are hills to navigate. Trail will be along the shoulder of roads through the battlefield area and through the Historical town of Yorktown. Parts of the walk trails are on dirt pathways. The trails are 5 and 10 km in length. For those walking the Virginia County program this walk is in York County.
Host Club: Peninsula Pathfinders of Virginia
Contact: Gordon Rheinstrom (703) 282-2916
Website: www.peninsulapathfinder.org