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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Austin, TX
Event Name: Capital
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106784 2017/Y0068
Distance - Trail Ratings: 11km/6km - 1A
Description: Walk includes the State Capital Complex (going through the Capitol Building when open); the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum; the University of Texas campus; and many historical buildings in downtown Austin. Open daily.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Alternative Capitals, Amphitheatres, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Lady Liberty Special Program, Lakes and Reservoirs, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places, State Capital, Take a Walk In a City Park, Trekking With the Trees, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: 24/7
Location: Extended Stay America
Start Point / Driving Directions: 507 S 1st, 78704. N/S I-35, Exit-233/Town Lake/Riverside, go W on Riverside 1.1 miles. Cross Congress to LEFT turn lane. Turn LEFT to Barton Springs Rd. Go LEFT to S 1st. First driveway on LEFT is entrance to hotel. Parking at hotel with permit from registration desk. Walk box with registration.
Awards & Fees: B Award
Comments: This walk has been completely modified. It walks the previous route backwards and has added new interesting features. The Capital will be visited in both 11km and 6km routes. Pets are not allowed in Capitol or LBJ Library. Wheelchairs/strollers welcomed, but you may have to detour to bypass stairs at LBJ Library and UT Tower. There are some small hills and stairs.
Host Club: Colorado River Walkers
Contact: Carol Obianwu (512) 771-9566
Website: www.coloradoriverwalkers.org
E-Mail Contact: cobianwu@utexas.edu