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Dates: 1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
City / State: Jackson, CA
Event Name: Historic Town and Country Walk - Amador County
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 117578 2021/Y0255
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K and 5K - 2A
Description: Daily, dawn to dusk. Look for binder on shelf above computer, left of the registration counter. After completing registration log,mark a registration start card envelope, include payment, put in postage paid envelope, give to desk clerk to mail. The trail has a few hills and is mostly paved. Jackson is a gold rush-era town, and the tour will take you through some older quaint residential areas, through town to an old cemetery, which includes the grave of Angelo Noce, founder of Columbus Day. Be sure to also check out the old train engine display, and the Amador County Museum.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Little Free Libraries, Walking the USA A - Z, Walking with America's Veterans
Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk.
Location: Best Western Amador Inn
Start Point / Driving Directions: 200 S Hwy 49, Jackson, CA 95642. SE corner of HWY 49 and HWY 88. Enter parking lot between Amador Inn and Denny's. From Stockton, Hwy 99, Exit #255, exit and follow Hwy 88, Waterloo Rd. EAST continuing through Lockeford and Clements. Hwy 88 will turn left. Continue on Hwy 88 approx. 20 miles to Jackson. Hwy 88 meets Hwy 49 and turns right at Jackson. Continue on Hwy 49 & 88 a mile or so . When Hwy 88 turns left, keep straight ahead in left lane about 500 ft. Turn into Best Western driveway on left. Park in back of lot away from motel customers parking.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Wheelchairs and strollers see special notes on walk directions. Water and restrooms at the start and along the route. Another opportunity for antique collectors to satisfy your "need", as you will walk past many shops selling antiques located in buildings mostly older than the contents; that sometimes refers to the merchants, too.
Host Club: Delta Tule Trekkers
Contact: Wanda Martin  (See the Event Listing for further contact information.)