September 22nd (Saturday)
Group Walk – Bellingham Marina
Start Location: Haggen Food and Pharmacy
Time: Register by 9:45am. Walk begins at 10:00am.
Host: Tom Stabile & Margaret Quick | email@example.com
Distance/Rating: 5/10 K - 1A ID: 109208 2018/Y0929
Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Amphitheatres, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Volcanoes, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking America's Ports of Call, You'll Never Walk Alone
Walk through wonderful historical neighborhoods, the marina, Lower Whatcom falls, fish hatchery, by the newly renovated Theatre Guild bldg. and views of Bellingham Bay. Restrooms start/finish and along the way.
. 5K Rated 1A.
Directions to Start: 2814 Meridian St.,Bellingham. From I-5 take exit 255 Sunset Drive/Mt Baker. Drive west on Sunset Drive. Turn right on W.Illinois. Left into Haggens parking lot. We will register in the parking lot at the corner of Meridian and Illinois.
September 25th (Tuesday)
Group Walk – Fort Ebey State Park
Start Location: Gun Battery Parking Lot at Fort Ebey State Park
Time: Register by 9:45am. Walk begins at 10:00am
Host: Sue & Bob Payton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Distance/Rating: 5/10km; Rated 3C ID: 110198 2018/Y1549
Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Vault Toilet at Start
AVA Special Programs: Honoring Our Flag, Lakes and Reservoirs, Points of Reference, You'll Never Walk Alone
Explore Fort Ebey State Park, the site of an artillery fort built to protect Puget Sound. Walk on trails with panoramic views of Puget Sound, past a 1942 gun battery, campgrounds and Lake Pondilla. Views of Pt. Townsend, Straight of Juan de Fuca, San Juan Islands and on a clear day Victoria, BC. Walk on trails through diverse forests, watch for wildlife and wildflowers. In the spring walk under the wild rhododendrons in bloom or in the fall look for the different kinds of fungi. Two 5k loops. Walk daily, 8am to sunset. Discover Pass Required for parking. Sturdy shoes and walking poles strongly recommended
Directions to Start:Driving Directions from the south end of the island:
From the Traffic Light on Hwy 20 in Coupeville. Continue North on Hwy 20. LEFT in approx 3.5 miles on Libbey Road. Left on Hill Valley Drive. Right (through gate) toward Fort Ebey State Park Office. Left at T after park office. Right into Gun Battery Parking lot.
From Oak Harbor going South on Hwy 20:
Just past Penn Cove, Right on Libbey Road. Left on Hill Valley Drive. Right (through gate) toward Fort Ebey State Park Office. Left at T after park office. Right into Gun Battery Parking lot.
Discover Pass required to park at the start point. Passes are available at the park. http://discoverpass.wa.gov
(Subject to updates)
Oct 6 - Whatcom Falls with all member meeting to follow
Oct 13 - Friday Harbor
October Remlinger Farms, Carnation, Emerald City Wanderers
Nov. 3 - Mount Vernon Parks & College
Nov. 12 - Burlington
Nov 17 -WWU/South Bay Trail
Nov 23 - Cordata (Opt Out Day
Nov 24 - Turkey Trot, Edmonds, Sound Steppers
Dec. 8 - Olympia Christmas in the Capitol City, Capitol Volkssport Club
Dec 31 - West Seattle, New Years Eve Walk, Emerald City Wanderers
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