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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Karnes City, TX
Event Name: Karnes County Walk 2018 Only
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109751 2018/Y2204
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/5km - 1A
Description: Karnes City replaced Helena as county seat when a local rancher, blaming city and mayor for death of his son, convinced local railroad to bypass the town. Helena became a ghost town. These events were portrayed in TV series Death Valley Days episode "Oldest Law".
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Dawn to 3 hrs before dark, 7 days / week.
Location: La Quinta Inn & Suites
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1025 State Hwy 123, Karnes City, TX 78118. From East/West on I-10, take Exit 610 and follow SH 123 south about 51 miles to La Quinta Inn on left. From San Antonio, follow I-37 and US 181 south about 50 miles to State Hwy 123. Turn left on SH 123 for 1/2 mile to La Quinta on the right.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Register, then drive to Start Point near Karnes County Courthouse. Driving directions in walk box.
Host Club: Texas County Walkers, Inc.
Contact: David Sheppard (972) 285-8102
Website: www.walktx.org
E-Mail Contact: dahv@earthlink.net