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Dates: 1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
City / State: Lackawaxen, PA
Event Name: Roebling Aqueduct
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 116954 2021/Y2476
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k/10k - 1A
Description: This walk features crossing the Delaware River via the Roebling Aqueduct (Bridge) from PA to NY and back. The 1847 bridge, designed by and built under the supervision of John A. Roebling (future engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge), is the oldest suspension bridge in the US and originally served as an aqueduct to transport canal boats over the Delaware River. The bridge has been recently fully restored including numerous historical signs showing its use as an Aqueduct. The walk also passes the Zane Grey Museum (free in season).
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Border Crossings, Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times:
Location: WEB REGISTRATION ONLY using the AVA Online Start Box (https://my.ava.org)
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: There are "modern" pit toilets next to the start/finish point parking lot. When open restrooms are also available at the Zane Grey Museum. The museum is closed starting the last week of October through Memorial Day.
Host Club: Liberty Bell Wanderers
Contact: Michael Green  (See the my.ava.org Event Listing for further contact information.)
Website: www.libertybellwanderers.net