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Dates: 10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018
City / State: Happy Valley, OR
Event Name: Happy Valley Festival Walk
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 110507 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 6K 1A, 10K - 3B
Description: 6K rated 1-A goes through residential neighborhoods,boardwalks through wetlands,past duck ponds and green spaces. Trails are on concrete,gravel,dirt & wood chips. Strollers & wheelchairs will have difficulty. Restrooms at the start/finish. 10K rated 3-B goes through residential neighborhoods,boardwalks,wetlands,forested areas,duck ponds & green spaces. It also goes along Mt. Scott Creek,a 3 block hill to reach breathtaking views of the valley and then downhill through nature areas. Hiking boots are recommended. In wet weather some of the footing on the gravel,dirt & wood chips may be unsteady. Strollers & wheelchairs will have difficulty. Restrooms at the start/finish.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Volcanoes, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: 9 a.m.-12:00 pm
Location: Happy Valley Park in the shelter in the back by the playground.
Start Point / Driving Directions: 13770 SE Ridgecrest Road Happy Valley,OR 97086
I-205 South take exit #14 (Sunnyside Rd). Right on Sunnyside Rd.Left on 122nd which will become 129th.Right on King RD.(stop sign).Left on 132nd. Right on Ridgecrest (stop sign).Right into park.
I-205 North take exit #17 Foster Rd. Left at second light going eastbound on Foster Rd. Right at 110th Dr. which becomes 112th Ave.Go up the steep hill and merge left onto Mt. Scott Blvd.(stop sign).Drive past the cemeteries to the four way stop sign. Left onto Ridgecrest Rd. Follow Ridgecrest down across 132nd to Happy Valley Park on the right.. Start point is in the back of the park in the shelter by the playground.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Challenges: AVA: Bridges,Take a walk in a City Park,Make a Wish/Fountains,Points of Reference,Walking USA A-Z,Boardwalks, Animal Safari(10K),Volcanoes (10K). WOC: Auditoriums,Forest,Gazebo,Lakes,Libraries,KLUBS,Mountains(10K),Waterways(10K). ESVA: Schools,Vows. WW Challenges: Birds & Beasts.
Happy Valley will have a Fall Festival in the park 11:00-3:00. This is a very family oriented event.
Host Club: East County Windwalkers
Contact: Genelle Lockwood (503) 760-3057
Website: eastcountywindwalkers.weebly.com
E-Mail Contact: gm1drl2@comcast.net