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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Columbus, GA
Event Name: Oxbow Meadows Georgia
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109446 2018/Y0385
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km / 6km - 1C
Description: Half of this event is on grassy/rooted nature trails of Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center. It provides exhibits & displays and offers formal and informal educational programs about the ecology and natural history of the region. Here, you can see alligators, tortoises, bees, snakes, and many other forms of aquatic birds & mammals. The second half of the route is on paved sidewalks & biking routes leading to & around the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center; Heritage Walk, parade field, Walk of Honor and an authentically recreated World War II Company Street
Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Boardwalks, Wak Like An Olympian
Start Times: See Event Comments
Location: Fountain City Coffee
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1007 Broadway, Columbus, GA. Entering Columbus from NORTH (on I-185): Take exit 7, US 27/GA Rte 85, Manchester Expressway into Columbus. Continue until you reach 2nd Avenue and turn LEFT. Continue down 2nd Avenue until you reach 12th Street, and turn RIGHT. Drive two blocks to Broadway, and turn LEFT. You will pass Fountain City Coffee on your right between 10th and 11th Streets. Entering Columbus from Hwy 280/431: Take Highway 280 toward Columbus and watch for 4th Avenue (also US 27 / Veterans Parkway), across from the Columbus Civic Center. Turn onto 4th Avenue (LEFT if you're traveling east, RIGHT if you're traveling west) and drive to 11th Street. Turn LEFT onto 11th Street and drive four blocks to Broadway. Turn LEFT on Broadway and you will pass Fountain City Coffee on your right, between 10th Street and 11th Street.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Comments: Upon retrieving directions from Fountain City Coffee, you must then drive 7.1 miles to start point at Oxbow Meadows. Driving directions are provided with walking directions.
Contact Oxbow Meadows for verification of gate openings at 706-507-8550. Hours: M-F 9am-4pm, Sat: 10am-6pm, Sum: call to verify hours. Alt POC Mike Dudley 706-304-5999
Host Club: Georgia Walkers
Contact: Linda Lovelette (706) 366-7265
Website: georgiawalkers.homestead.com/
E-Mail Contact: lindakaleylovelette@yahoo.com