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Dates: 1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
City / State: Ione, CA
Event Name: Amador County
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 117597 2021/Y0606
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km and10km - 1A
Description: Start/Finish during daylight hours only! 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ask manager for walk binder on shelf below register at right, when facing store. The historic town of Ione is nestled in the foothills of Gold Country. The walk meanders through outlying newer residential areas passing by a golf course, then toward the historic Ione "Preston castle". And, from the castle to a trail through the woods toward the historic Howard Park racetrack oval. There are a few historic churches and cemeteries along the route.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Little Free Libraries, Rockin' Around the Clock, Walking the USA A - Z, Walking with America's Veterans
Start Times: 8:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ione Plaza Market
Start Point / Driving Directions: 313 Preston Ave. (along Hwy.104 & 124), Ione, CA 95640. From Hwy 99 in Stockton, exit Hwy 88 East approx 30 miles to Hwy 124. Left on Hwy 124, 2 miles to Ione. At Main St., turn left one block to Preston Ave. Right on Preston and left into Ione Plaza. From Hwy 99 near Galt, follow Twin Cities Rd., Hwy 104 East, 23 miles to Ione. Ione Plaza on right.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: If you wish to tour Preston Castle you may schedule a tour of the "castle" by contacting the Preston Castle Foundation, or phone 209-256-3623.
Host Club: Delta Tule Trekkers
Contact: Don or Dianne Driever  (See the Event Listing for further contact information.)