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Dates: 1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
City / State: Astoria, OR
Event Name: Gnat Creek Fish Hatchery
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 118412 2021/Y2213
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k, 7k, or 12k - 3C
Description: Walk daily, dawn to dusk. 5k route rated 1C is out and back between the picnic shelter and the campground, then along trails near hatchery to view the falls and creek. Mostly flat on rugged forest trails with no significant hills. 7k route rated 3C is up hill climb along rugged trail to turnaround and back and then around the trails near the hatchery. Walking sticks might be helpful. Do both routes for 12k.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk.
Location: Columbia Memorial Hospital
Start Point / Driving Directions: 2111 Exchange Street, Astoria Oregon 97103. US30 to Astoria. From the east, turn left on Exchange (opposite of the Shell Station) to Hospital parking at 20th & Exchange. From the west, turn right on 20th to Hospital parking. Enter the revolving door of the West Lobby and go left to find the wooden file cabinet located next to the wheelchairs. If the West Lobby doors are locked, use Emergency entrance to gain access. Register here, then drive east of Astoria about 18.5 miles on US 30 to Gnat Creek Fish Hatchery to participate. Driving directions are on walk instructions.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This is a former Turnaround Trekkers walk.
Host Club: Columbia River Volkssport Club
Contact: Arline LaMear  (See the Event Listing for further contact information.)