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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Tucson, AZ
Event Name: Downtown/University
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109305 2018/Y0321
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 km, 6km & 11km - 1A
Description: Ask for the Walk Box at the front desk. This route meanders through historic parts of Tucson, the city center, historic county courthouse, several museums and the University of Arizona. It goes past the Union Pacific RR station where Wyatt Earp shot one of the Clanton Bros gang. A RR museum is inside the station. An information sheet will guide walkers past more than 60 historical locations or points of interest on this nearly flat walk on paved sidewalks. Tucson was the capital of the AZ Territory from 1867 to 1889. One 5k option goes thru the UofA campus and interesting 4th Ave. A 6k option walk thru downtown Tucson.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Alternative Capitals, Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Take a Walk In a City Park, Volcanoes, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Sunrise to Sunset
Location: Ramada by Wyndham / Riverpark Inn
Start Point / Driving Directions: 350 S. Freeway, Tucson, AZ 85745. (520)239-2329. E on I-10: exit 258 (Broadway/Congress). At intersection, continue straight on Frontage road 2 blocks to Ramada by Wyndham / RiverPark Inn. W on I-10 exit 258 (Broadway/Congress). Turn left. Cross under interstate. Turn left on Frontage road. Go two blocks to Ramada / RiverPark Inn on your right.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The RiverPark Inn is in the process of changing its name to Ramada by Wyndham.
Host Club: Tucson Volkssport Klub
Contact: Fred Barton (520) 298-4340
Website: tucsonwalking.esmartweb.com/index.html
E-Mail Contact: FBarton2@cox.net