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May 2024 Hiking Schedule

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SUNDAY hikes start at 2:30 p.m., go approx. 5 miles and last approx. 1 ½ to 2 hours.


TUESDAY hikes start at 07:00 p.m., go approx. 3 miles, and last approx. 1 hour.

The SPHC walks at a moderate speed of 2.5 - 3.5 mph.

Hikers are expected to maintain that pace.

(17-24 min. mile) Hikes start on time.

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Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

- Albert Einstein

Sunday, 05/05/24 Liz Miller 651.303.0971

Meeting Location: Meet at Sizer Park in Shore view, off Hodgson Rd. Address is 4344 Hodgson Rd, Shore view MN 55126

Directions: North on Rice St from 694 and take Hodgson Rd to left fork in the road.

Hike Description: We’ll hike paved and unpaved trails, some hills. 

Treats: Panino’s in North Oaks

Tuesday, 05/07/24 Celeste Riley 651.398.8177

Meeting Location: Meet at the Farm Entrance to Dodge Nature Center, 1701 Charlton St., West St Paul.

Directions: North of Hwy 62 on Charlton St 

Hike Description: Hike We will hike around the property.

Treats: Chocolate Chip Cookies!


Sunday, 05/12/24 Judy Nelson 651.738.1972

Meeting Location: Meet in Prescott, WI by the bridge entrance, turn left as you cross the bridge.  

Directions: Take Hwy 61S to HWY 10, follow signs to Prescott, left lane. Street parking and in an old surface lot nearby. Watch signs, some parking spots are only 15 min.

Hike Description: Hike will hike across the bridge to the MN side, hike Pt Douglas Regional Trail to HWY 61 and back.

Treats: Lucille’s


Tuesday, 05/14/24 Rick/Rose Nelson 651.283.5241

Meeting Location:  Meet at Bellaire Beach Park at 2499 South Shore Boulevard in White Bear Township. 

Directions: The park is on the south shore of White Bear Lake at South Shore Boulevard and Bellaire Ave. 

Hike Description: The hike will go through Hidden Hollow Park on streets and trails. 

Treats: R&R trunk 

Sunday, 05/19/24 Bernie Wildes 612.598.8792 Sharon Heaton 612.581.4638

Meeting Location: Meet at the Oakdale Nature Preserve, 4444 Hadley Ave N., Oakdale. 

Directions: South of Hwy 36 Oakdale Fleet Farm on Hadley Ave N.

Hike Description: Our hike will be mostly flat through the surrounding neighborhood.

Treats: Village Pizza 2565 7th Ave E., N St Paul


Tuesday, 05/21/24 Shirley & Scott Lee 651.770.7851, 651.358.9020

Meeting Location: Meet at Tamarack Nature Center, 5287 Otter Lake Rd., White Bear Lake. 

Directions: Go I-35 N, exit on Hwy 96 and turn east, continue until you reach Otter Lake Rd., turn North on Otter Lake Rd. Go 2.5 miles to Tamarack Nature Center on the left side of the road.

Hike Description: Hike Wide trails, some hills, long boardwalk. 

Treats: Lee’s car.

Sunday, 05/26/24 Vicky Beutel 651.335.8079

Meeting Location: Meet at 4658 Fable Rd N., Hugo 

Directions: Take Hwy 61 N to 130th St N, turn left, go .4 miles. Turn right on Europa Trail N. Changes to Europa Ct N., go .3 miles, changes again to Fable Hill Pkwy N .1 mile, changes again to Fable Hill Way N., go .2 miles. Turn right onto Fable Rd N, go .2 miles, house is on the right.

Hike Description: We will walk thru the Lino Lakes trail.

Treats: Vicky's House

Tuesday, 05/28/24 Patty Peterson 651.276.0006

Meeting Location: Meet at 2251 Larpenter Ave E in Maplewood.   

Directions: NW corner of McKnight Rd and Carpenter in stores parking lot.

Hike Description: The hike will circle the former Hillcrest Golf Course on paved trails.

Treats: TBD.

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