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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Gresham, OR
Event Name: Gresham Town and More
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109437 2018/Y0519
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K-1A, 5K-1A - 1A
Description: This route takes you through quiet neighborhoods as well as part of the Springwater Trail. The route is mostly on sidewalk or trail. It is feasible for strollers, but wheelchairs would be difficult due to roadside areas, and some curbs may not be cut. Restrooms and water at start/finish and at some locations along the route. Leashed dogs are welcome, please obey scoop laws. Start times Mon-Fri 7:30am-8:00pm,Sat.8:00am-8:00pm,Sun.9:00am-6:00pm. Closed Thanksgiving,Christmas & New Years. WOC: Barber Shops,Banks,Candy Shops,Chinese Food,Dogs,Delis,Engines,Entertainment,Gardens,Gallery,High Schools,Historic Homes ( 10K only ),Watering Holes,Waterways,Monuments,Libraries, WW Libraries,K-Klubs,Museums,Arches,Antique Shops,Mountains, WW Bakeries, WW Birds & Beasts, Ink,Italian,Murals,Japanese
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: No
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Food For Thought, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Volcanoes, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: 7 a.m. - dusk, daily
Location: Knecht's Auto Parts. Ask at desk for start box
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1111 NE Cleveland Ave, Gresham, OR. Ask at desk for start box. From the east on I-84, take exit 16, Wood Village/ 238th Dr. Turn left and follow this road to Division St. As you go up the curved hill 238th becomes 242nd/Hogan Rd.Turn right on Division St. and continue to Cleveland Ave. Turn right on Cleveland Av to Knecht's Auto Parts which is across the street from the Clarion Inn/ Pony Soldier. From the west on I-84, take exit 16, Wood Village/238th Drive. Turn right and follow the directions above. From MAX light rail system, get off in Gresham at Cleveland/8th, the last stop, and when you leave the parking lot turn left and walk to Cleveland.Turn right and walk approximately 1 block to Knecht's Auto Parts. You can take bus #9 Powell/Gresham TC, or bus #4 Division/Gresham TC and get off at Gresham TC and walk to start which is about 1/2 mile north.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: AVA: Bridges Spanning the USA, Celebrating Golden Cinemas, Food for Thought, Ice Cream Parlor, Points of Reference, Strutting Down Main St,Take a Walk in a City Park, US Post Offices, Walking America's Murals,Walking America's Trails, Walk the USA Street by Street, A-Z Cities in USA, Make a Wish/Water Fountains, Volcanoes.Washington; Womb to Tomb Death & School ( 10K only ). Washington,California,Idaho& Alaska challenges are accepted. This walk is sponsored by club members Marilyn Custis & Jean Jensen.
Host Club: East County Windwalkers
Contact: Marilyn Custis (503) 358-9115
Website: www.eastcountywindwalkers.weebly.com
E-Mail Contact: custismw@comcast.net