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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Sacramento, CA
Event Name: Ashton Park - Sacramento County
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112922 2019/Y1049
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k, 7k, 11k - 1A
Description: Restaurant is open M-F 4:30 am-8:00 pm, Sat/Sun 5:00 am-7:30 pm, call for holiday hours. Walk Box is against window next to condiment counter in the seating area. The 5k and 10k walks require a short drive to the start point at Ashton Park. The 2k walk goes to the start point (thus eliminates the need to drive to the start) and can be combined with the 5k or the 10k to make 7k or 12k walks. The walk route takes you on shady residential streets and trails along the American River. The 10k crosses the American River into River Bend Park on the Harold Richey Memorial Bridge with great views of the river. Please keep dogs closely reined in while on the American River bike trails as they are heavily used by cyclists. Restrooms at Starbucks and at Ashton Park.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Little Free Libraries, Points of Reference, State Capital, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call, Walking the Path of Inventions, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Must start and finish during daylight hours.
Location: Starbucks Coffee Company
Start Point / Driving Directions: 610 Watt, Sacramento, CA 95864, (916) 484-1579. US 50 to Watt N, cross Fair Oaks, turn right just past gas station. Starbucks is in the strip mall facing Watt. Additional parking is located at end of strip mall and around back.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: CA Counties: Sacramento. (5K= 3.1 miles, 7K= 4.3 miles, 11K = 6.8 miles)
Host Club: Sacramento Walking Sticks
Contact: Beverly Bales (916) 488-8570
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