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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Astoria, OR
Event Name: Riverwalk to Alderbrook
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111629 2019/Y1055
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10k - 1B
Description: Walk daily, dawn to dusk. Revised for 2019, the route begins at the hospital. A scenic flat route on boardwalks, paved paths and streets along Astoria River walk to Alderbrook and back. Riverwalk is itself a city park and route passes through LaPlante Park in Alderbrook. Frite and Scoop (ice cream parlor) near 14th Street/Riverwalk intersection. Route crosses boardwalks and passes a couple of museums. Boardwalks are slippery when wet and some portions present tripping hazards. Use caution. Water towers mentioned in Step 10 are visible during the late fall, winter, and early spring when foliage is not present.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walking America's Ports of Call
Start Times: Daily - dawn to dusk
Location: Columbia Memorial Hospital
Start Point / Driving Directions: 2111 Exchange Street, Astoria OR 97103. US30 to Astoria. From the east, turn left onto Exchange (opposite to the Shell Station) to Hospital parking at 20th & Exchange. From the west, turn right onto 20th Street to Hospital parking. Wooden file cabinet located in the West Lobby to your right as you enter via the revolving door. If West Lobby entrance is closed, use Emergency entrance to gain access.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Restrooms and water at registration point. Carry water.
Host Club: Turnaround Trekkers
Contact: Debbie Brown (503) 325-3863
Website: www.turnaroundtrekkers.org
E-Mail Contact: debbra.brown@gmail.com