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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Valparaiso, IN
Event Name: Historic Hoosier Backroads & Hometowns
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111316 2019/Y1254
Distance - Trail Ratings: 11 km / 7 km - 2A
Description: Trail will begin with a campus walk through Valparaiso University and through the downtown area. Route is map guided and incorporates relatively level sidewalks and paved streets beneath the mighty oaks and maples of Valparaiso, Indiana, a stopover along the historic 1928 route of the Lincoln Highway.
Amenities: Strollers: Hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, Little Free Libraries, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Dawn to dusk
Location: Fairfield Inn & Suites, 2101 E Morthland, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
Start Point / Driving Directions: Intersection of US 30 & Silhavy (frontage road to N of US 30 which is used to access Bob Evans), and follow Silhavy W to the blue Fairfield sign. Central Indiana go N of Indianapolis on US 31 approx 116 miles to US 30. W 40 miles to Valparaiso. Fairfield Inn on right a quarter mile past SR 49. Fairfield Inn & Suites serves as Start Point. Open 24 hours per day, seven days per week (Central Time Zone). Registration desk ask for Volksmarch/Walk box.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Pets must be kept on leashes and are not allowed in buildings, except as permitted by law. Please clean up after your pets.
Carry water along route. Event credit only.
Host Club: Hoosier Hikers
Contact: Bob Buzolich (574) 339-9140
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