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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/30/2018
City / State: Portland, OR
Event Name: NW - Seven Parks
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109265 2018/Y0297
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 km or 10 km - 2B
Description: 10K route will take you thru 7 parks (including Couch, Wallace, Macleay, & Holman) and skirts parts of Forest Park. You will walk along a small stream and in a deep forest not realizing you are in the city. The 5K route does not go into Macleay or Holman parks. Both return along 23rd Av. with its many one of a kind shops and restaurants.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Alternative Capitals, Amphitheatres, Boardwalks, Cities in Song, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Volcanoes, Walking America's Ports of Call, Water Towers
Start Times: Daylight Hours
Location: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1015 NW 22nd Avenue. NW 22nd & Lovejoy. Directions: I-5 Northbound Exit onto I-405. Exit 405 at Everett St. (2B), onto 14th Ave. to Marshall. Left on Marshall block past 21st to parking building 2 or 3. I-5 Southbound Exit 302B onto I-405. Cross Fremont Bridge, take Exit 3, Left at signal at NW 23rd to Northrup. Left on Northrup. Right on 22nd Av. Left on Marshall to parking building 2 or 3. Start box (filing cabinet) is located on your left after entering hospital main entrance by the coffee shop. Open during daylight hours.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: PLEASE NOTE that the Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital has changed its parking policies. To park in their parking structures you need a parking validations pass. We normally have parking validation passes in the registration notebook. Park in the 5 minutes spaces in front of the main building then go inside and get a parking validation pass from the registration notebook then go park in one of the parking structures. If you don't have a pass, you are subject to a $65.00 Fine. if by some chance we are out of parlking validatiomn passes park on the street near NW 24th and NW 25th Ave (3 to 5 blocks away, there are normally 4 hour free parking and you can find parking spaces most of the time. The walk does qualify for OTSVA 2018 (Ink, Images, Italian) 2017 (Hospitals, High
Schools, Historic Homes 2015 (Emergencies, Eyes, Entertainment) and ESVA 2015 (Birth, School, Vows) 2014 (Restaurants - all)
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Host Club: Rose City Roamers
Contact: Sue Connolly (503) 289-5888
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