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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Olympia, WA
Event Name: Waterfronts
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106986 2017/Y0260
Distance - Trail Ratings: Distance 5/10/42 km - 1A
Description: Bayview Thriftway open 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m daily. Walk along the Olympia waterfront from West Bay Park to Port Plaza. Lovely views of Olympia, the Capitol, Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. 5K and 10K are rated 1A. 10K continues through the Farmer's Market (open Thurs. - Sun. April through Oct; open Sat. & Sun. Nov - Dec) to the view point past the Swantown Marina (picnic tables). There are optional add ons that vary in difficulty that can be added together to walk up to 42K. Some add ons are rated 2C and are not suitable for strollers. Restrooms at startpoint, Percival Landing and Swantown Marina (10K only). Places to sit along route. Boardwalk slippery when wet. Both 5K and 10K pass the berth of the tug boat Sandman, one of eight boats on the National Historic Register. .
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Food For Thought, Lakes and Reservoirs, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places, State Capital, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walking America's Ports of Call, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Daily - 6:00 a.m. to dusk
Location: Bayview Thriftway Store Deli
Start Point / Driving Directions: 516 W 4th Ave, Olympia, WA 98502 - From I-5 Northbound: Take Exit 105 and follow Port of Olympia signs. Turn left on Plum St and left on State St which becomes 4th Ave. Bayview is on the right just before the bridge. Deli is in back on left side of store. From I-5 Southbound: Take Exit 105B and merge into Plum St. Proceed as above.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: State Challenges: 39 counties, restaurants
Host Club: Capitol Volkssport Club
Contact: Jeanne Allan (360) 790-4600
Website: www.capitolvolkssportclub.org
E-Mail Contact: kokolo@olywalking.net