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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Elk Grove, CA
Event Name: Elk Grove Creek Watershed - Sacramento County
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112939 2019/Y0785
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k, 6k, 11k, 12k - 1A
Description: Peet's Coffee is open daily Sun-Sat 6am-7pm; call for holiday hours. Start box is on floor near front door. Water and restrooms are at the start/midpoint/finish. This route consists of two loops, the first loop is 5k with an optional 1k loop, the second loop is 6k. Enjoy the peacefulness of paved paths along Elk Grove Creek's seasonal watershed; home to salamanders, turtles, frogs, egrets, great blue herons, and the endangered Swainson hawk. Also explore Elk Grove's new Rain Garden; the first of its kind in California designed to promote water conservation and showcase native, drought-resistant plants. This route is in its prime late winter through spring when the creek and ponds are at their fullest and wildlife is at its peak. There is an optional 1k loop to the top of the new bike bridge over Hwy 99, rated 2A.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Must start and finish during daylight hours.
Location: Peet's Coffee & Tea
Start Point / Driving Directions: 8234 Laguna Blvd, Ste #100, Elk Grove, CA 95758, (916) 683-7191. Take Hwy 99 south from Sacramento. Exit Laguna Blvd (west). Left at first stoplight using the right-hand turn lane onto Laguna Springs Dr, quick right after gas station into small shopping center, right at Leatherby's, Peet's is last business on the left. Please leave closest parking stalls for Peet's customers. There is plenty of parking left of Leatherby's.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: CA Counties: Sacramento. (5k = 3.11 miles, 6k = 3.73 miles, 11k = 6.84 miles, 12k = 7.46 miles)
Host Club: Sacramento Walking Sticks
Contact: Paul Robb (916) 430-6649
Website: www.SacramentoWalkingSticks.org
E-Mail Contact: Paul.Robb65@gmail.com