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Dates: 1/16/2014 - 12/31/2014
City / State: Bedford, VA
Event Name:
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 96451 2014/Y1910
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/11km - 2A
Description: Daily 9am-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Qualifies for City of Bedford in Virginia Cities Program.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bakeries Family Owned, Civil War Battlefields, Fraternal Organization, Honoring Our Flag, Main Street, Murals, National Register of Historic Places, Rainbow Color-Named Places, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times:
Location: Bedford Tourism & Welcome Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: 816 Burks Hill, (540)587-5681 or toll free (877)447-3257. GPS Coordinates: N37 19.4731', W079 31.8823'. From E or W: Rt 460 to Bedford. Exit SR 122 to National D-Day Memorial and Bedford Area VC. Left on Tiger Trail (1st street on left), pass D-Day Memorial entrance, left to VC.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: This walk qualifies for the City of Bedford in Virginia Cities Program. Trail is mainly on sidewalks through the town of Bedford, a Virginia Main Street Community. There are several hills along the trail and participants are encouraged to carry water. There is an entry fee of $7.00 per person [subject to change] into the D- Day Memorial whether on foot or driving. Going into the Memorial is optional, not part of the walk. Pets are not allowed in the Memorial. Visitors to the D-Day Memorial (closed on Mondays) are urged to confirm the hours of operation during inclement weather (800-351-3329).
Host Club: Virginia Volkssport Assn.
Contact: Ken Eberhart (757) 490-9324
Website: www.walkvirginia.com/BedfordYREvent.htm
E-Mail Contact: 536_kle@netscape.com