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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Eureka, CA
Event Name: Old Town/Victorians - Humboldt County
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112401 2019/Y1061
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k & 10k - 1A
Description: North Coast Co-op open 7 days, 6am-9pm. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Ask for AVA Walk Box at Customer Service Center, inside right entrance. This walk is on city sidewalks and a boardwalk. Eureka has been called America's most picturesque small town for its water views and Victorian-lined streets. Highlights include many beautiful historical homes and "Old Town" which is the heart of early Eureka, and has over 200 old store buildings, hotels, and cafes. Today there are many unique shops with resident artists and craftsmen, bars/pubs, and eateries. The Carson Mansion, one of the most famous ornate wooden structures in America, (and thought to be most photographed) is included on the walk.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Dawn to Dusk
Location: North Coast Co-op
Start Point / Driving Directions: 25 4th, Eureka, CA 95501, corner of 4th & B. North Coast Co-op located on Hwy 101 going S on S edge of downtown. From S on Hwy 101 road turns RIGHT, splits to 5th, a one-way street. At B (3 blocks) turn LEFT, cross 4th (another 1 way street) find parking alongside store's parking lot. From N follow Hwy 101 (4th) through town to B. North Coast Co-op on RIGHT.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The Samoa Cookhouse, just a few minutes drive from Eureka over the Samoa Bridge, is the last surviving cookhouse in the West. The museum and dining rooms have many mementos of early lumber and logging days.
Host Club: Sonoma County Stompers
Contact: Don or Sue Deal (707) 762-4148
Website: SonomaCountyStompers.org
E-Mail Contact: sonomastompers@yahoo.com