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Dates: 1/3/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Eugene, OR
Event Name: Willamette River/University of Oregon/Rhododendron Garden
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 105717 2017/Y0413
Distance - Trail Ratings: 11 km. or 6 km. - 2B
Description: Trail: Pathways in Alton Baker Park will take you on parts of Pre's Trail and past ponds, gardens and Autzen Stadium. After crossing Willamette River, you walk thru U of O Campus and wind your way up trail into Hendricks Park Rhododendron Gardens. 6k does not go to Gardens. 11k passes both a bakery and an ice cream parlor which serves tasty treats.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Walking the Path of Inventions
Start Times: daylight hours
Location: Valley River Inn
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1000 Valley River Way, Eugene. 541-687-0123. From I-5, Exit 194B (West I-105, West 126, Eugene); take Exit 1 (the 2nd exit, Delta Hwy, Santa Clara, Junction City); stay in right lane. Take the first exit to Valley River Center; keep going right, then get into the left lane as you go over the overpass; at bottom of overpass, turn left onto Valley River Way to its end at Valley River Inn (on left). Ask for Volkswalk box. Directions and map for short drive to the start point are with the walk directions.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Water and restrooms are available at the Valley River Inn, at the start point, and at the rhododendron garden. Carry water; you'll need it. Pets are prohibited in the rhododendron garden. Oregon challenges: Antique Shops, Arches, Arenas, Auditoriums, Banks, Barber Shops, Bicycle Shops, Engines, Emergency, Entertainment, Firehouse, Flowers, Gardens, Historic Homes, Lanes, Libraries, Monuments and Museums. WWC: Bakeries and Libraries
Host Club: Eugene Springfield Mossback Volkssport
Contact: Sally Ross (541) 726-7169
Website: www.mossbacks.org
E-Mail Contact: Mossbacksclub@comcast.net