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Dates: 9/7/2018 - 9/9/2018
City / State: Coupeville, WA
Event Name: South Whidbey/Freeland
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 110783 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10 K - 1A
Description: Two 5K routes. Drive 13 miles to South Whidbey State Park (Washington State Discover Pass required for parking) rated 2C; route has one steep hill (shorter option available to avoid the steep hill). Walk through old growth forests saved from bulldozers by tree-hugging citizens in the 1970s, and the now closed campground with moss covered big leaf maples. Then drive 3 miles to Freeland (rated 1A) a small census designated area started as a socialist community in the early 1900s. Walk along Holmes Harbor and view the latest construction project at Nicholes Brothers Boat Builders, pass historic Freeland Hall, restaurants, antique stores, and a short trail through a wooded marshland. Your own vehicle liability insurance covers your drive between portions of this walk. START TIMES: Friday, 9 am-1 pm, Finish by 5 pm. Saturday, 8 am -1 pm, Finish by 5 pm. Sunday, 8 am-noon, finish by 3 pm.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: See Event Description for start and finish times
Location: Camp Casey Conference Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1276 Engle Road Coupeville, WA. Driving Directions to Camp Casey (approx. 43miles). From I-5, Exit 230, Hwy 20/Burlington, take State Route 20 west, to Oak Harbor, then Coupeville.. At the Coupeville traffic light turn Right onto S. Main St. This becomes S. Engle Rd. at the 4way stop. Continue on S. Engle Rd. approx. 3 miles to Camp Casey. Watch for parking signs.
Awards & Fees: ZZ
Comments: Part of the 3-day Whidbey Walking Festival
Host Club: NW Tulip Trekkers
Contact: Sue Payton (360) 914-4268
Website: nwtrekkers.org
E-Mail Contact: nwtuliptrekkers@gmail.com