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Dates: 4/1/2021 - 10/31/2021
City / State: Creston, IA
Event Name: Union County Park to Park Trail Walk
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 118344 2021/Y2747
Distance - Trail Ratings: 6k & 11k - 2A
Description: Dawn to dusk. Following the Park to Park Trail, the 6k goes through historic McKinley Park and the Union County Historical Village, around Lake McKinley and to the Kuhl Family Arboretum. The 11k adds a trail segment towards Green Valley State Park with views of the countryside.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Walking with America's Veterans
Start Times: Dawn, finish by dusk
Online Start Box and Physical Start Box: WEB REGISTRATION using the AVA Online Start Box (OSB) at The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods for online registration. This event also supports a Physical Start Box (PSB) for event registration, payment, and stamping at the location indicated below.
PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.
Location: 546-560 Lake Shore Dr, McKinley Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: Driving into Creston on Hwy 34, on the west side of town, turn N onto Patriotic Dr (you'll see the Freedom Rock and Visitor's Center). R onto Park St and follow E and N through the railroad underpass, veer L onto McKinley St, Just past Stone St and to your L you'll see the "Bear Cage" parking area. The Walk Box is mounted on the shelter house 4.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Creston is home to a restored historic train depot and boasts over 20 murals in uptown alleys. Five lakes and over 6,000 acres of publicly owned parks, woodlands and wetlands are located within 25 miles with opportunities for camping, fishing and hiking.
Host Club: Greater Des Moines Volkssport Assn.
Contact: Jan Knock  (See the Event Listing for further contact information.)