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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Columbus, GA
Event Name: River Walk & Historic Downtown
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109447 2018/Y1705
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10k / 5k - 2A
Description: The walk follows the River Walk on both sides of the Chattahoochee River in Georgia & Alabama and through the historic district of downtown Columbus. This event is mostly on paved sidewalks, with exception of one long set of stairs, making it difficult for wheelchairs.
Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Animal Safari, Boardwalks, Border Crossings, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Food For Thought, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, United States Post Offices, 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. Two hour free parking on Broadway weekdays (unavailable during special events). Parking Garage 919 Broadway for $2.00 weekday with exact change.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: M-F 6:30 AM-6:30 PM, Sa 8:00 AM-6:30 PM, Su 9:00 AM-6:00PM. 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