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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Tarpon Springs, FL
Event Name: Sponge Docks
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109846 2018/Y0815
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10K - 1A
Description: 7 am-2 pm, daily (closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas). Cafe may close on other holidays. Call ahead 727-514-2617. Complete walks in daylight hours.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Food For Thought, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, Trekking With the Trees, Vice Presidential Walks, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z, You'll Never Walk Alone
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Location: Bayou Cafe Note: Cafe will be closed Dec 23 2018-Jan 4 2019. Please make arrangements with POC if you wish to do walk.
Start Point / Driving Directions: 118 E Tarpon, 34689. Tampa, take SR 60 to US 19. Right on US 19 about 15 miles to Tarpon. Left on Tarpon. 1 mile to free public parking lot on corner of Alt 19 and Tarpon. From other points, take US 19 or Alt US 19 to Tarpon. Park in public parking lot or, weekends only, in bank lot at corner of Ring and Tarpon. Please do not use restaurant parking!
Awards & Fees: B Award
Comments: Walkers will tour Tarpon Spring bayous; then it's on to the sponge docks, with restaurants, shops and museums. Walk can be done in conjunction with Tarpon Springs (Howard Park) YRE for two event/20K distance credit.
Host Club: Suncoast Sandpipers Volkssport Club
Contact: Bob Huffaker (727) 484-6628
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