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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Portland, OR
Event Name: Parkrose Heights
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106435 2017/Y0427
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K-1A; 5K-1A - 1A
Description: This route is on paved paths, sidewalks, and one short section of bark dust. The walk goes through a college campus, two parks and in neighborhoods along a bluff with great views of Oregon and Washington along the Columbia River. It also provides scenic views of Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helens in good weather. Suitable for strollers and wheelchairs. Dogs are not allowed on campus. Start times 7am-dusk. Closed most holidays.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Volcanoes, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Water Towers
Start Times: 7 a.m. - dusk, daily except on Thanksgiving at 4 p
Location: Gateway Fred Meyer Store. Start box is inside 102nd Ave entrance.
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1111 NE 102nd Ave., Portland, OR. From I-205 northbound, take Exit 21A, Glisan St. Turn right on Glisan and go to 102nd Av. Turn left on 102nd to Pacific Street. Turn left on Pacific and right into the Fred Meyer parking lot. From I-205 southbound, take Exit 21A, Glisan St.. Turn left on Glisan and go to 102nd Ave and continue with directions above. From I-84 westbound, take Exit 9 to I-205 south (towards Salem), and take Exit 21A Glisan St. Turn left on Glisan and go to 102nd Ave, turn left and continue with directions above. From I-84 eastbound, take Exit 7, Halsey/Gateway District and continue to second light (102nd Ave). Turn right on 102nd for two blocks and turn right into the Fred Meyer parking lot. You can take bus #20 or MAX to 102nd & Burnside, then walk .3 miles north to 102nd & Glisan, or take the #15 Belmont/Parkrose TC and get off on 102nd & Glisan and walk north to Fred Meyer.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: WOC: Mountains, Flowers (10K only), Forests (10k only), Auditoriums, Dogs, Engines (5K only),Eyes,Gardens, Water Towers, Watering Holes, Libraries and & WW Libraries, K-Klubs, Banks , Bicycle Shops ( 5K only ) ; COW (Oregon).AVA: A-Z Cities in USA, Bridges Spanning the USA, Honoring our Flag, Points of Reference, Water Tower, Take a Walk in a City Park, Volcanoes. Walk the USA Street by St. ,Washington; Womb to Tomb School, Vows ( 5K only ), Death ( 5K only ).Washington,California,Idaho & Alaska challenges are accepted. This walk is sponsored by club member Regina Blake
Host Club: East County Windwalkers
Contact: Marge Lusby (503) 252-7605
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