August 2018 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 7:30 p.m., go approx. 3 miles and last approx. 1 hour.

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Sunday, 08/05/18, Steve Mahnke, 651-274-7958,

Meeting Location: Meet at Carver School, 2680 Upper Afton Rd., in Maplewood

Directions: From I-94, go South on Century Ave, right on Upper Afton Rd.  The school is on the left.

Hike Description: A parks hike

Treats: : Green Mill, 6025 Hudson Rd, Woodbury, MN 55125

Tuesday, 08/07/18, Sharon Heaton, 651-207-5926,

Meeting Location: Maplewood Middle School, 2410 Holloway Ave. E., in Maplewood

Directions: Holloway Ave is between Hyw-36 and Larpenteur.  The Middle School is between McKnight and Century 

Hike Description: A residential and park hike with a surprise garden tour

Treats: TBD

Sunday, 08/12/18, Lyle Mowery, 651-503-3395,

Meeting Location: Lilydale Regional Park parking lot.

Directions: From I-35E, exit North on Hwy. #13 to first right turn at Lilydale Rd.  Go 1.2 miles, turn left at road to the parking lot, 0.1 mile to lot.  There will be a sign.

Hike Description: We’ll hike paved trails along the Mississippi River.

Treats: TBD

Tuesday, 08/14/18, Don & Sue Crawford, 651-770-2479,

Meeting Location: Meet at Don & Sue’s house, 5565 Golfview Ave. N in Oakdale

Directions: From I-694, take exit 51, Century Ave (Geneva) and turn south. Turn left on 56th to Golfview.  Park along 56th St., on Golfview Ave. or in the Golfview Park parking lot

Hike Description: We’ll hike in the North St. Paul/Silver Lake area

Treats: Don & Sue’s house.


Sunday, 08/19/18, Judy Nelson, 651-738-1972

Meeting Location: Meet at Valley Creek Mall, 1750 Weir Dr., in Woodbury, near Key’s Café.

Directions: From I 494, exit on Valley Creek Rd, turn West.  Turn left on Weir Drive into the shopping center.

Hike Description: We will hike down to Battle Creek Lake and go through 5 parks in the older part of Woodbury.

Treats: Key’s Café

Tuesday, 08/21/18, Rick & Rose Nelson, 651-770-6310,

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot at 2251 Larpenteur Ave. E in Maplewood.

Directions: Northwest corner of Larpenteur Ave and McKnight Rd.

Hike Description: We’ll hike a loop around the former Hillcrest Golf Club and nearby trails.

Treats: TBD


Sunday, 08/26/18, Charlotte Svobodny, 651-455-0052,

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Pine Bend Elementary, 9875 Inver Grove Trail, in Inver Grove Heights

Directions: Take Hwy. 52/55 South to Concord Blvd., take a right under the bridge and go North to the 2nd stoplight (Cahill Ave.) turn right and follow Cahill until you reach the end, by the school and right again into the parking lot.  You can also come South on Concord from #494 and turn Left at Cahill, then follow road to the school

Hike Description: A hike South along our newest section of trail. Hike will include the Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific & Natural Area and a couple of nice views of the Mississippi river. Toilets available HALFWAY through, NOT before. Stop at Walmart on your way to the hike! BRING PLENTY OF WATER!

Treats: TBD

Tuesday, 08/28/18, Barb Clarke, 612-719-4714,

Meeting Location: Meet at the Highland Picnic Pavilion, 1200 Montreal Ave., in St. Paul

Directions: East of Circus Juventas

Hike Description: We’ll do a residential hike in Highland Park.

Treats: In the park.


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