Navigate to American Volkssport Association Home Page » Walking Events » Event Details Other Clubs in this State
Dates: 10/20/2017 - 10/22/2017
City / State: Downingtown - Marsh Creek State Park, PA
Event Name: State Parks Weekend II
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107945 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 12k/6k - 3C
Description: Park is located approx. 18 miles from the hotel. Driving directions will be provided at registration. Start of the walk will be at the Western Side Boat Launch. The trail follows the shore along Marsh Creek Lake, across a dam, then into the woods on narrow, dirt trails a over rolling hills. Enjoy scenic views of the lake and the woods. Walking sticks and hiking shoes are recommended. Some of the trail will be shared by mountain bikers.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, Trekking With the Trees, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: See Comments
Location: Quality Inn - Pottstown
Start Point / Driving Directions: 61 W. King St., Pottstown, PA 19464.
From the West: Take I-76 E to Exit 298 for I-176 toward PA-10/Morgantown/Reading. Continue on I-176 N to Exit 11A for US-422 E. Take US-422 E to US-100 N. Go about 1/2 mile on 100 N, then Right on King St. Look for a small green sign on the left just past a concrete median for the entrance to the Quality Inn.
From the East: Take I-276 W to Exit 326 for I-76 toward Valley Forge/US-202/I-476/Philadelphia. Continue on I-76 to Exit 328A for US-202 S/US-422 W/Pottstown. Follow signs for US-422 W. Continue on US-422 W for approx. 20 mi. to the Hanover St. exit in Pottstown. Right on S. Hanover St., Left on King St. to the Quality Inn.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Registration at the hotel on Friday and Saturday is from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. On Sunday walkers may register starting at 8:30, but must finish by 1:00 pm. A special rate has been obtained for walkers at the Quality Inn for $65/night incl. tax. Call 610-326-6700 and ask for the Liberty Bell Wanderers rate. Reservations must be made by Sep. 28. Join us for a "Meet 'n Greet" at the hotel on Saturday evening. Cost is $11.
Host Club: Liberty Bell Wanderers
Contact: Dave Brown (610) 906-6252
Website: www.libertybellwanderers.net
E-Mail Contact: ocmdbreeze@aol.com