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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Tenino, WA
Event Name: Tenino Town and Trail
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108641 2018/Y0678
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K, 10K - 2C
Description: Daily - 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 360-264-5650 (call to check holiday closures) After registering, drive less than a mile from start point to Tenino City Park (directions in box) to begin walk. Seasonal restrooms (April - October) at park. Restrooms at start point. After exiting the Tenino City Park, this walk passes through a small residential area and then joins the Yelm-Tenino Trail ( a paved former rail bed). It later joins a nature trail and makes a big loop up a steep trail through the forest above the park, which can be very wet in the rainy season. Leaving the park the second time, the walk goes into the town of Tenino where sandstone from Tenino's own quarry was used to rebuild downtown after fires in 1905 and 1917. A local master stone carver still works on Olympia Ave. You see some of his works on the walk. You will pass an antique mall and unique shops. The walk passes the Tenino Depot Museum (open Sat and Sun 12 - 4). The park is home to a 95-feet deep swimming pool. The terraced walls on the hillside above the pool are reminders of the stone quarrying activity of the past. The 5K walk is a town walk only and does not include the Yelm-Tenino Trail or the trail into the forest. 5K is rated 1A. A 10K, 1A option includes the trail and the town.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street
Start Times: Daily 7:00 a.m. to dusk
Location: Tenino Market
Start Point / Driving Directions: 669 Lincoln Ave E, Tenino, WA 98589. From I-5 Southbound take exit 101 and turn left onto Tumwater Blvd. Drive about a mile to Capitol Blvd (old Hwy 99) and turn right. Follow Old Hwy 99 for 10 miles to Tenino. Start point is on the left. From I-5 Northbound, take exit 88. Turn right onto Old Hwy 99 and drive eight miles to Tenino. Continue on Old Hwy 99 (Sussex Ave) through town to start point at intersection of Hwy 507 and Old Hwy 99. Start box is at customer service counter in front of store next to check stands.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: State and Local Challenges: 39 Counties, Womb to Tomb, Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries.
Host Club: Capitol Volkssport Club
Contact: Peter & Perki Sweet (360) 459-8167
Website: www.capitolvolkssportclub.org
E-Mail Contact: pandpsweet@gmail.com