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January 2023 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 11:30 a.m., go approx. 3 miles, and last approx. 1 hour.

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Sunday 01/01/23 New Years Day
No Hike Scheduled

Tuesday, 01/03/23 Vicky Beutel 651.335.8079

Meeting Location: Meet at Blaine Wetland Sanctuary, 11980 Lexington Ave NE, Blaine.

Directions: Go North on Lexington to 125th Ave NE, make a U-turn at the stop light. Entrance will be .6 miles south of 125th on the right hand side.

Hike Description: Flat trail.

Treats: Lucy’s Burgers, 4365 Pheasant Ridge Dr NE, Blaine

Sunday, 01/08 Rick & Rose Nelson 651.283.5241

Meeting Location: Meet at the Costco in Maplewood, 1431 Beam Ave.,

Directions: Park on the north side of parking lot.

Hike Description: The hike will be a high voltage walk with a skyline view. The
hike will be on paved trails and streets with a short boardwalk. Be prepared for some hills.

Treats: TBD

Tuesday, 01/10/23 Nancy Duffrin 612.584.8594

Meeting Location: Meet in the shopping center parking lot, 2900 Rice Street, Little Canada near Taste of Scandinavia.

Directions: Turn into parking lot from Market Place Drive.

Hike Description: Walk through Roseville neighborhoods and Acorn Park.

Treats: Taste of Scandinavia


Sunday, 01/15/23 Bob Tholkes 763.913.4453

Meeting Location: Meet at the Como Park Historic Streetcar Station, 1224 Lexington Pkwy N, St. Paul

Directions: Parking at small lot near the Station or on nearby streets.

Hike Description: CENTENNIAL HIKE 3.0... On January 13, 1923, the club walked from the Como Park streetcar station to the Agricultural College for lunch and dancing at the gym.  We will

start at the historic station and walk to the same destination on the U of M St. Paul Campus.

Treats: Original Malt Shop, 1125 Larpenteur Ave. W. (Larpenteur and Lexington) Menu

Tuesday, 01/17/23 Judy Nelson 651.738.1972

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of IHOP, 7680 10th St. N., Oakdale.

Directions: Take 694 to 10th St. exit, go east, turn left onto Helmo Ave N., turn right into the IHOP parking lot.

Hike Description: We will walk neighborhood trails.

Treats: IHOP Menu


Sunday, 01/22 Vic & Viv Fickling 651.777.6103

Meeting Location: Meet at the Battle Creek Waterpark, 2401 Upper Afton Rd. in Maplewood.

Directions: From I-94, go south on McKnight and left on Upper Afton Rd.

Hike Description: We will walk down to Hwy. 61 and surrounding area.

Treats: Culvers, 2065 Old Hudson Rd., just West of the Sun Ray Shopping Center.

Tuesday, 01/24/23 Vern Pearson 651.772.4984

Meeting Location: Meet at the Oakdale Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Ave N in Oakdale.

Directions: From Hwy 36, go south on Hadley Ave.  It curves and becomes 50th.  Take a right to stay on Hadley Ave to the Discovery Center.

Hike Description: We will hike Oakdale Park Trails.

Treats: Vern’s car.


Sunday, 01/29/23 Vicky Beutel 651.335.8079

Meeting Location: Meet at Rice Lake Elementary School, 575 Birch St. in Lino Lakes.

Directions: Take Rice St. North to Hodgson Rd (Intersection of Gramsie, Rice & Hodgson).

Take Hodgson Rd. and go North to Birch St. (5 3⁄4 miles) Go 1⁄2 mile to school.

Hike Description: We will hike paved trails and neighborhood streets.

Treats: Vicky’s car.

Tuesday, 01/31/23 Sharon Heaton 612.581.4638 & Bernie Wildes 612.598.8792

Meeting Location: Meet in the public parking lot off Margaret St., (across from Mac’s Diner), 2534 7th Ave E., North St Paul.

Directions: From Hwy 36, access 7th Ave from McKnight or Century (120).

Hike Description: We will hike the neighborhoods of North St Paul.

Treats: Mac’s

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