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Dates: 7/4/2018 - 7/4/2018
City / State: Vancouver, WA
Event Name: A Stroll through History
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 110447 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K & 10K - 1A
Description: The walk will be two 5K loops mostly on sidewalks in Vancouver. Loop 1 will pass thru the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site where the Independence Day Celebration will be held, and will go by many other historic structures in downtown Vancouver. Loop 2 will go thru historic Uptown Vancouver where there are many good eateries, brew pubs, an ice cream parlor, and many historic buildings.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Parks Centennial Challenge, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, United States Post Offices, Walk Like An Olympian, Walking America's Ports of Call
Start Times: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Esther Short Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: Downtown Vancouver on Columbia St. between West 6th & 8th Sts. Northbound on I-5 & Westbound on SR-14, exit for City Center (Exit 1B), turn left on 6th St. & proceed 4 blocks. Turn right on Columbia St. & the start point will be on your left. Southbound on I-5, exit for Mill Plain West (exit 1C), turn right on 15th St. & proceed 6 blocks. Turn left on Columbia St. to 8th St. & the start point will be on your right.
Awards & Fees: ZZ
Comments: PARKING: Park along a street in the vicinity of the start point, or use the Park & Go lot at 6th & Columbia Sts. for a small fee. PETS: Pets will not be allowed within the Independence Day Celebration area, so a "Doggie Detour" will be available in this case. FOOD DRIVE: Bring a can or other container of non-perishable food which we will collect and donate to a local charity.
Host Club: Vancouver USA Volkssporters
Contact: Burt Paynter (360) 798-8485
Website: www.vancouverusavolkssporters.org
E-Mail Contact: walkeriii@comcast.net