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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Tacoma, WA
Event Name: Waterfront
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109154 2018/Y1263
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 or 11km - 1A
Description: Walk daylight hours. Spar opens every-day except Thanksgiving and Christmas. May close early the day prior to a major holiday. This walk is entirely along the Tacoma waterfront walking through the Chinese Reclamation Park and Pagoda and passing the old Tacoma Fireboat and Fireman Memorial. The walk continues to newly developed Point Ruston area and back. A very scenic walk passing parks and restaurants, on a wide sidewalk. Many passing boats in Commencement Bay along the entire route. The 5km walk follows the same route for half the distance and back.
Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, Take a Walk In a City Park, Volcanoes, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Day light hours only.
Location: Spar Coffee Bar and Cafe
Start Point / Driving Directions: 2123 North 30th St. From Interstate 5: Exit #133 (I-705/City Center). Exit onto I-705. After the first exit, go to the right lane following Schuster Parkway sign, then to the left lane exiting I-705 on Schuster Parkway. Once on Schuster Parkway, take the N. 30th St/Old Town exit. The Spar Coffee Bar and Cafe is on the corner (right side) at N. 30th St and McCarver St. Use street parking. Start box is in cabinet just inside The Spar to the left by counter.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Do to large crowds, it is not recommended to walk on the 4th of July.
Host Club: Evergreen Wanderers
Contact: Rosemarie Hirsch (253) 225-9388
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