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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/30/2018
City / State: Westport, WA
Event Name: Marina and Beach
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 110129 2018/Y0837
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10/11/12km - 1A
Description: All but 1K of the trail is paved, and walkers have the option of walking the beach for major parts of the 11K. You will see: the public docks, where people fish and crab; a working marina where fresh fish can be purchased right off the boat; and quaint shops of this fishing town; plus the ocean and the "tallest lighthouse in Washington". On a clear day, you can see a view of the Olympics and Mt. Rainier. Daily, dawn to dusk.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Points of Reference, Volcanoes, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk
Location: Shop 'N Kart
Start Point / Driving Directions: 108 South Montesano St, Westport, WA 98595. From I-5: Exit 104 and follow signs to Aberdeen. The highway will change from US 101 N to WA-8 to US 12 W. In Aberdeen stay in left lane turning left after Rite Aid and crossing the big bridge. Follow Westport and highway signs for US 101 S, then WA 105. In 18 miles make a slight right onto S Montesano St. Shop 'N Kart is on the right. If you go through the traffic light, you have passed the store and it's parking lot. Ask for the Walk Box in the deli.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Strollers and wheelchairs ok only for 6K and 9K. 11K is rated 1C. Points of Reference: WESTport, Ports of Call: WestPort, Volcanos on 10K, Walk the USA - Street by Street: Westhaven e.g. Connecticut. Walking the USA A-Z: Westport. ESVA: 39 counties (Grays Harbor), Womb to Tomb: cemetery (memorial for fisherman lost at sea). Brewery.
Host Club: Capitol Volkssport Club
Contact: Mert Turner (360) 533-4352
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