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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Monmouth, OR
Event Name: Home of Western Oregon Univ.
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 110088 2018/Y1265
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K/5K - 1A
Description: M-F: 8am-8pm; Sat: 8am-7pm; Sun: 9am-6pm, closed most holidays. Start point also for Independence YRE. Walk goes through this small college town's historic downtown, Western Oregon Univ & attractive residential areas. The former 11K route is now a 10K with some changes. The 6K route is now a 5K and starts in downtown Monmouth. Two other nearby YREs: Dallas (10 miles NW) & McMinnville (28 miles north).
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Animal Safari, Food For Thought, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: M-F: 8am-8pm; Sat: 8am-7pm; Sun: 9am-6pm
Location: Hi-School Pharmacy
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1357 Monmouth St, Independence, OR 97351, (503)838-2047. FROM I-5, exit 253 to Salem City Center. Follow signs to City Center; go on viaduct but use exit on right near top & then left lane to City Center. Right on Church; left on Marion to cross bridge in left lane to OR22 West & then OR51 South to Independence. Right on Monmouth St to Central Plaza Center at 13 St on left. FROM 99W turn east at Main St in Monmouth at traffic light to go to Independence. Right at 2nd traffic light at Gun Club Rd (by McDonald's) to Start Point. Ask for zippered binder at the registers. No restroom at start point but McDonald is nearby. 15 miles west of downtown Salem.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: WOC: Delis, Docks, Dog Related, Emergency, Entertainment, Eyes, Gallery, Gazebo, Gargoyle/Gnome, High Schools, Historic Houses, Images, Ink, Italian, Japanese, Java, World Wide: Birds & Beasts
Host Club: Willamette Wanderers
Contact: Julia Westerberg (541) 967-3001
Website: www.willwander.weebly.com
E-Mail Contact: pjwesterberg@comcast.net