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Dates: 4/1/2018 - 11/30/2018
City / State: Buffalo, NY
Event Name: City Walk - War of 1812
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 108250 2018/Y0719
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/6/10km - 1B
Description: Beautiful Buffalo at confluence Lk Erie, Buffalo River & Erie Canal. City 5/6 K check in at SP then drive South on Delaware to Erie Basin Marina for start of walk. Free parking at marina. E-mail PoC for info re parking after October 15. Open 9-5 weekdays; until 8PM Tuesdays. Weekends 12-5. Closed major holidays.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Lady Liberty Special Program, Lakes and Reservoirs, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Trekking With the Trees, Underground Railroad, United States Post Offices, Vice Presidential Walks, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the Path of Inventions, Walking the USA A - Z, Water Towers
Start Times: Daylight hours. Noon weekends.
Location: Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
Start Point / Driving Directions: 641 Delaware Ave. Buffalo, NY 14202
Free off-street parking available behind site accessed from Franklin St. (One way going North)
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: War of 1812 Seaway Trail walk award. Architecturally significant buildings/ Tiffany windows; Erie Basin Marina/Lk Erie meets Niagara River; NEW Erie Canal Terminus Pk & Naval Pk ship/harbor tours;Triple A ballpark where "The Natural" filmed; Observation Tower in Art Deco City Hall tours M-F at Noon-free. Site of T.Roosevelt Inauguration (National Pk Service Site) Start Point/ tours available/ highly recommended.
War of 1812 Seaway Trail walk. Commemorates Burning of Buffalo 1813. Second 10K option: Complementary walk visits Pan-Am Buffalo; mansions; vibrant Elmwood neighborhood. City streets; one short avoidable hill.
Host Club: Niagara Frontier Volkssport Club
Contact: Terry McFarland (716) 531-1396
Website: www.NiagaraVolkssportClubs.org
E-Mail Contact: terry.mcfarland@gmail.com