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Dates: 1/2/2019 - 12/30/2019
City / State: Vancouver, WA
Event Name: Washington State Campus
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111343 2019/Y1905
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10km - 2B
Description: The walk is mainly on the Washington State University Campus in Vancouver. This campus setting contrasts nicely with a surrounding rural atmosphere. Experience public art, stately brick architecture, and ponds, meadows and mature forests. Cross a wooden bridge over Mill Creek, pass a historic pioneer cabin site, walk beside hay fields, through wetlands and a riparian restoration project. Country and mountain views. Many of the jogging paths and interpretive trails follow foot paths and game trails established by original homesteaders long ago. Surfaces include sidewalks, paved campus paths, and bark/wood chip nature trails. Three short sets of steps. Restrooms and water available at registration and on campus when in session. The 10 km is rated 2B as portions can get muddy during rainy weather. The 5 km is rated 1A but does have a hill at the start of the walk.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Walk Like An Olympian
Start Times: Daylight Hours
Location: Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital
Start Point / Driving Directions: 2211 NE 139th Street. NORTHBOUND: From I-5, take NE 134th Street, Exit 7. Turn right (east) on NE 134th St. LEFT on NE 23rd Avenue (traffic light). LEFT at hospital and park in parking structure. From I-205 southbound, take NE 134th Street, Exit 36. SOUTHBOUND: From I-5, take I-205 (Exit 7). Stay in right-hand lane and very shortly take NE 134th Street, Exit 36. Turn left (east) onto NE 134th St. LEFT on NE 23rd Avenue (traffic light). Left into hospital complex and park in parking structure on right. The start box is located on the ground floor of the main hopital at the information desk under the counter on the left side while facing the counter.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Oregon WOC challenges - 2019 Nature, Orchard, Overlook
Host Club: All Weather Walkers
Contact: Barbara Baker (360) 573-6048
Website: www.AllWeatherWalkers.org
E-Mail Contact: barbarabkr@q.com