April 2019 Hiking Schedule
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SUNDAY hikes start at 2:30 p.m., go approx. 5 miles and last approx. 1 ½ to 2hours.
TUESDAY hikes start at 7:00 p.m., go approx. 3 miles and last approx. 1 hour.
Note the new time for Tuesday hikes.
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Tuesday, 04/02/19, Rick & Rose Nelson, 651-770-6310,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Bellaire Beach Park. The park entrance is at South Shore Blvd. & Bellaire Ave., in White Bear Lake.
Directions: Follow McKnight Rd. North to South Shore Blvd., then East ½ mile to Bellaire Ave. Turn left into the park at the 4-way Stop.
Hike Description: We’ll do a mostly residential hike and hike through Hidden Hollow Park
Treats: Rick & Rose’s car
Sunday, 04/07/19, Charlotte Svobodny, 651-455-0052,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Rock Island Swing Bridge Park, 4465 66th St. E, in Inver Grove Heights (1/2 block East of the King of Diamonds Gentlemen’s Club).
Directions: From I-#494: in So. St. Paul, go South on Concord St. for about 2 miles to 66th St. Turn Left on 66th St. to the parking lot.
Hike Description: We’ll hike residential and River Rd.
Treats: Jersey’s, one block North on Concord. (Juicy Lucy specials on Sundays.)
Tuesday, 04/09/19, Phyllis Swenson, 651-426-8593,
Meeting Location: Meet at the Phalen Park Beach house, 1400 Phalen Dr., in St. Paul.
Directions: From Wheelock Pkwy south of Lake Phalen, turn north on Phalen Drive.
Hike Description: We will do a lake hike. (In the event that the snow has not all melted, be prepared for some ice on the trail.)
Sunday, 04/14/19, SPRING BANQUET AND SOCIAL AT JOSEPH’S - NO HIKE
Meeting Location: Joseph’s Restaurant, 140 S. Wabasha St. (Wabasha at Plato Ave.)
Directions: . Reservations are due by: Monday April 8. Mail your checks, made out to the St. Paul Hiking Club to: Viv Fickling, 2254 Jennifer Lane, North St. Paul, MN 55109
Treats: Social hour starts at 4:00 p.m. (cash bar), dinner at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 04/16/19, Susan Crawford, 770-2479,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Taco John’s, 4430 Lake Ave. S., in White Bear Lake.
Directions: From Hwy 61, take White Bear Ave East. Taco John's is at the far side of the Kowalski parking lot.
Hike Description: We’ll hike along the lake
Sunday, 04/21/19, EASTER SUNDAY-NO HIKE
Spend time with family & friends or check out a different route for the Club, with or without family & friends!
Tuesday, 04/23/19, Bob Tholkes, 763-781-6161
Meeting Location: Meet in the NE corner of St. Anthony Shopping Center, 2945 Pentagon Dr., St. Anthony, in front of the Montessori School.
Directions: Take Hwy. #36 West to 35 W South to the St. Anthony Blvd./Industrial Blvd. exit, continue on St. Anthony Blvd. across New Brighton Blvd., then left on Kenzie Terrace, and left on Pentagon Dr., into the shopping center.
Hike Description: In the Club’s 98th year we will make our 4th Annual pilgrimage to the grave of founder Grace Cummings Villar
Treats: Village Pub
Sunday, 04/28/19, Judy Nelson, 651-738-1972,
Meeting Location: Meet by Obb’s Sports Bar & Grill, 1347 Burns Ave., in St. Paul.
Hike Description: We’ll hike along the river to downtown St. Paul and loop through Mounds Park & Indian Mounds Park in the Dayton’s Bluff area.
Tuesday, 04/30/19, Sandy & Brock Herlick, 651-470-4528,
Meeting Location: Meet at 645 Warner Ave. S. in Mahtomedi. (Park in the Elementary School across the street from the house.)
Directions: Take Hwy #36 to Hilton Trail. Take Hilton Tr. North to 62nd St. N, turning left. Follow 62nd St. to Warner Rd. and turn right, go for .5 miles to the School
Hike Description: We’ll hike trails in Mahtomedi.
Treats: At the Herlick’s