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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Troutdale, OR
Event Name: Columbia River Gorge
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106430 2017/Y0706
Distance - Trail Ratings: 11K-2B, 7K-2B - 2B
Description: This historic and scenic area at the entrance to the Columbia River Highway is a natural for an enjoyable walk, which offers new and unexplored territory. You will be able to see the variety that the City of Troutdale offers in this walk. The Beavercreek Canyon Trail and the beautiful Sandy River are featured on this event. The route includes sidewalks, walking paths, and some wooded trails. Strollers and wheelchairs are not feasible. Leashed pets are welcomed. Please obey scoop laws. Restrooms are available. Start times 7am-dusk daily.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Food For Thought, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, United States Post Offices, Volcanoes, Walk the USA - Street by Street, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk; closed Thanksgiving and Chris
Location: Comfort Inn. Ask the front desk for the start box.
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1000 NW Graham Rd. Troutdale. From the east on I-84, take Exit 17, Troutdale. At the signal light at the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right on Graham Road, then right into the Comfort Inn parking lot.
From the west on I-84, take Exit 17, Troutdale. Stay on Frontage Road approximately 5/10 of a mile, getting into the left lane. At 257th Avenue/Graham Road, turn left into the outside lane, pass under the I-84 overpass, and go straight ahead on Graham Road. The Comfort Inn is on your right, just past Dairy Queen. The start box is at the registration desk.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: WOC : Antique Shops, Gallaries, K-Klubs, Museums, Monuments, Chinese Food, City Halls, Docks (10K only), Depots, Dogs, Emergency, Eyes, Firehouses, Forests, Historic Homes, Land Mark, Mountains, Water Tower, Waterways (10K only)Watering Hole. COW (Oregon), Worldwide Birds and Beasts. AVA; A-Z Cities in USA, Animal Safari, Bridges Spanning the USA, Food for Thought, Honoring our Flag, Ice Cream Parlor ,National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference,Treasure Hunt ( 11K only ), Trekking with the Trees, Water tower, US Post Offices, You'll Never Walk Alone (10K only), Volcanoes, Walk the USA Street by Street. Washington; Womb to Tomb Death. Challenges from Washington,California,Idaho & Alaska are accepted. This walk is sponsored by club member Janet Lee.
Host Club: East County Windwalkers
Contact: Janet Lee (503) 674-2610
Website: www.eastcountywindwalkers.weebly.com
E-Mail Contact: janetleestarbright1@hotmail.com