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Dates: 1/1/2022 - 12/31/2022
City / State: Hempstead, TX
Event Name: Waller County Walk, 2022 Only
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 119207 2022/Y2902
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10 km / 6 km - 1A
Description: 50 miles west of Houston, Hempstead is home to Prairie View A&M University. Once the top watermelon shipper in the country, Hempstead still holds annual watermelon festival in July. Economy is based around shipping and county government.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Rockin' Around the Clock
Town Halls / City Halls
Walking with America's Veterans
Start Times: Dawn to dusk, 7 days a week.
Location: WEB REGISTRATION ONLY using the AVA Online Start Box (
Start Point / Driving Directions: The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the walk directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: For restrooms, there is a gas station and a fast food restaurant 1/2 block west of the Courthouse at the intersection of 10th and Austin streets. After your walk, you may wish to take a side trip to Dilorio Farmers Market, 750 US-290 Business, or to the Bluebonnet Herb Farm and Cafe, 2105 13th St.
Host Club: Texas County Walkers, Inc.
Contact: David Sheppard  (See the Event Listing for further contact information.)