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Dates: 1/3/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Portland, OR
Event Name: Kenton - From Old to New
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 110244 2018/Y0847
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10KM/5KM - 1A
Description: Enjoy a part of Portland built as a company town. Now a zany, historic district, view the old hotel, Paul Bunyon statue and fashionable homes before strolling along a waterway (Columbia Slough) walking on the dike viewing the PIR raceway, the site of Vanport and into a nature park. Return through New Columbia, the redevelopment of a neighborhood originally built to house defense workers. This walk stays on the west side of I-5. There is on the 10K route a restroom at the Water Treatment Facility. At the front, use the intercom system and ask if possible to use their restroom. Available 7am to 11pm, daily.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Volcanoes, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: 7am to 11pm Daily
Location: Fred Meyer Store
Start Point / Driving Directions: 7404 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR, at the corner of N Interstate and N Lombard.
I-5 NORTHBOUND: (Exit 305B Lombard West Exit) RIGHT on Lombard (West) a short distance to the Fred Meyer parking lot on LEFT.

I-5 SOUTHBOUND: (Exit 304 Rosa Parks Way) Right on Rosa Parks Way to Interstate. Right on Interstate to Fred Meyer Entrance on your Right, just before the Traffic Light at Lombard St.


Go to the Customer Service Counter and ask for the "Walk Box", it is a black file tote box.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Ask for the Walk Box at the Customer Service Counter. It is a black file tote.
Challenges: AVA - Centurion & Fifty States. WOC - Engines, Entertainment, Historic Homes
WASHINGTON STATE CHALLENGES: Restaurants (Mexican) & Schools

Walking Companions (Pets) are Not Allowed in the Fred Meyer Store.


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Host Club: Columbia River Volkssport Club
Contact: Ed Hainline (360) 921-1909
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