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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Montgomery, AL
Event Name: Capital
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112172 2019/Y1267
Distance - Trail Ratings: 11km, 8km, 5km - 2A
Description: Open 24/7. Ask hotel attendant for the Walk Box. Walk along the riverfront, and past many interesting historic buildings, as well as a lot of new development. The city is revitalizing and adding more attractions each year. Montgomery has many civil rights landmarks, including the new Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. This walk passes the Alabama State Capital building, the White House of the Confederacy, Martin L. King Memorial, several historic churches, a confederate cemetery and Hank Williams's grave site, to name a few.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, State Capital, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Walking the Path of Inventions, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Walk during daylight hours only.
Location: Embassy Suites
Start Point / Driving Directions: 300 Tallapoosa St. 334-269-5055. From I-65 southbound, take Exit 172 (Downtown/Clay St). After 1st traffic light, turn left on Herron. Cross Interstate bridge. Go 5 blocks and turn left on Molton. Turn right on Tallapoosa. Hotel is on the left. From I-65 northbound, take Exit 172 (Herron) and follow above directions.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Walk daylight hours only. Primarily paved streets and sidewalks with some hills.
Host Club: Capital City Wanderers
Contact: Diane McFarland (334) 458-4584
Website: capitalcitywanderers.homestead.com
E-Mail Contact: often51@earthlink.net