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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Keizer, OR
Event Name: Five Parks & A River (near Salem)
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106478 2017/Y1264
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K and 5K - 1A
Description: Open daily 6AM to 1AM. REVISED July 2017: due to changes in Salem Park, the 10K route has been revised with only 4 parks being visited excluding the Salem park. Route now has more walking at Keizer Rapids Park and into its woods plus more walking in nice residential areas. 5K route goes to 2 of the Willamette River parks. Both routes go into attractive residential neighborhoods. Keizer is just north of Salem. AVA Fountain Challenge no longer on this YRE. This YRE is scheduled to be dropped in 2018.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Alternative Capitals, Amphitheatres, Honoring Our Flag, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the USA A - Z, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times:
Location: Safeway Grocery Store
Start Point / Driving Directions: 4990 River Rd (at Chemawa Rd), Keizer, OR 97303 , (503)390-8810. I-5: Northbound exit 260 or Southbound 260B & go towards Keizer.
Left at traffic signal after RR tracks for Chemawa Rd which has curves. Continue on Chemawa after going through traffic circle. Safeway on left just before River Rd. Walk box is at Customer Service desk. Payment to be mailed to the club. Details about the remote start (about 2 miles away) are on the walk's directions.

Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: WOC: Docks, Dog Related, Flowers, Forest, Gargoyle/Gnome, Klubs, Landmarks, Libraries, Monuments, Water Treatment Plant, Waterways
Host Club: Willamette Wanderers
Contact: Julia Westerberg (541) 967-3001
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