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Dates: 1/3/2021 - 12/31/2021
City / State: Albany, OR
Event Name: Talking Waters
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 117929 2021/Y1981
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10 km, 5 km - 1B
Description: Walk includes the nationally recognized Talking Waters Garden (a 50-acre man-made wetlands park, re-purposed from a lumber mill), Waverly Lake Park and the two Swan Lakes in a residential neighborhood, all connected by Cox Creek. This walk often provides bird watching opportunities. Herons, geese, ducks and a wide range of small birds are often seen on this walk. The walk begins about a 1/2 mile from the hotel. Daily, dawn to dusk.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Airports - Celebrating American Flight
Start Times: Daily from dawn to dusk
Location: Holiday Inn Express Hotel
Start Point / Driving Directions: 105 Opal Court NE, Albany 97322. I-5 southbound: Exit 234A. Right at next 2 stop signs and go under I-5 on Knox Butte Rd. I-5 northbound: Exit 234. Turn right at stop sign onto Knox Butte Rd. Hotel on right. Ask for start box at the checkout counter.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Walkers must register before driving to the start. WOC: Bank, Chinese food, Docks, Dogs, Flowers, Garden, Java, Klubs, Hotel, Lakes, Landmarks, Noodles, Nature, Overlook, Outlet, Parks, Pedestrian Bridges, Playground, Palm tree, Queen, Quality, River, Tombstones, Trails, Waterways, Water Treatment, ESVA: Restaurants
Host Club: Albany Fitwalkers
Contact: JANET EPPERSON  (See the Event Listing for further contact information.)