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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Evansville, IN
Event Name: Historic
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 113307 2019/Y1622
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K, 5K - 2A
Description: Daily - dawn to dusk. Ask hotel desk for walk box. Carry water, especially in summer. Award is an enamel pin with a river boat depicted on it. Cost for award and credit $7. Credit only $3.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Daily dawn to dusk
Location: Casino Tropicana Hotel Lobby
Start Point / Driving Directions: 421 NW Riverside. 812-433-4400 or 800-342-5386. N take US 41 or I-164 to Lloyd Expressway (SR 62) W to Fulton exit, turn left (S). At curve Fulton becomes Riverside. S exit US 41 to Veterans Memorial Pkwy. W to Riverside. Follow Casino Tropicana signs. Free parking available in Tropicana hotel parking garage.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Evansville is now the home port of WWII ship LST 325, which you can see as you walk along the river. After the walk you may wish to tour the ship (Fee). Note: The 5K trail is rated 1A and is suitable for wheelchairs and strollers. The trail follows portions of the Greenway Passage. It passes the new arena, parts of the downtown area, a historic Victorian residential area, along the Ohio River Esplanade, and includes several historic churches. All curbs are not cut there are some steps. Not suitable for wheelchairs and strollers may have difficulty.
Host Club: River City Ramblers
Contact: Linda Neu (812) 425-3886
Website: sites.google.com/site/rivercityramblers1/
E-Mail Contact: stan-linda.n@juno.com