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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Aberdeen, WA
Event Name: Waterfront, Town, Hilltop
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106711 2017/Y0656
Distance - Trail Ratings: Distance 5/7/10/15/27km - 3B
Description: Walk the town where Kurt Cobain spent early years. Choose from multiple distances and a variety of sights: a peaceful walk along multiple city parks and The Harbor waterfront: through town where you can see some outstanding murals and interesting quirky art; moderate stair and hill climbs to see old "timber-barron" homes, then on up for breath-taking views of The Harbor from hill-tops to see a glimpse of Mt. Rainier on a clear day. Descend down to various levels of the city via several sets of "secret stairs". ESVA: 39 counties (Grays Harbor); Womb to Tomb - school, church, city hall, courthouse; Restaurants - American, Asian, Mexican. OTSVA: antique shops, banks, city hall, libraries, monuments, waterways.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, State Street Sashay, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Volcanoes, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Daily - dawn to dusk.
Location: Best Western Plus 360-537-7460
Start Point / Driving Directions: 701 E. Heron St. Aberdeen, WA 98520 From I-5: Exit 104 and follow signs to Aberdeen. The highway will change from US 101 N., to WA-8, to US-12 W. In Aberdeen, turn left on Kansas St. (at Burger King before bridge). The hotel is straight ahead.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: 5k & 7k rated 1A, 10, 12, 15,18 & 27k rated 2B. Strollers and wheelchairs 5k & 7k only. Cities in Song - "Aberdeen", sung by American rock band Cage the Elephant. State Street Sashay (e.g. Williams, AZ; Simpson, KA or Illinois), Walk the USA Street by Street (e.g. Michigan St.), You'll Never Walk Alone (e.g. Capt Gray, Sam Benn, JM Weatherwax. Volcanoes (Mt. Rainier)
Host Club: Capitol Volkssport Club
Contact: Mert Turner (360) 533-4352
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