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Dates: 1/2/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Tarpon Springs, FL
Event Name: Howard Park
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 113281 2019/Y0031
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10K - 1A
Description: The cafe is open 7 AM to 2 PM, daily (closed Christmas ). Cafe may close on other holidays. To check, call ahead 727-514-2617. After registering at the Cafe, walkers will drive 2.5 miles to Howard Park, the walk start. Complete walks in daylight hours.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Food For Thought, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z
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Location: Bayou Cafe Note: Cafe will be closed Dec 23 2018-Jan 4 2019. Please make arrangements with POC if you wish to do walk.
Start Point / Driving Directions: 118 E Tarpon, 34689. Tampa, take SR 60 to US 19. Right on US 19 about 15 miles to Tarpon. Left on Tarpon. 1 mile to free public parking lot on corner of Alt 19 and Tarpon. From other points, take US 19 or Alt US 19 to Tarpon. Park in public parking lot or in lot at corner of Safford Ave. and Lemon St. On weekends, you can also park in the Wells Fargo lot between Court Street and Lemon St., but do not park in spaces marked for bank use only. Please do not use restaurant parking!!
Awards & Fees: B Award
Comments: Howard Park is a beautiful county park with its own beach. Walkers then go through shady neighborhoods on to Sunset Beach, where they will glimpse the Anclote Key Lighthouse. Walk can be done in conjunction with Tarpon Springs (Sponge Docks) YRE for two event/20K distance credit.
Host Club: Suncoast Sandpipers Volkssport Club
Contact: Bob Huffaker (727) 484-6628
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