July 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, 07/01/2018, Vicky Beutel, 651-335-8079,
Meeting Location: Meet at Rice Lake Elementary School, 575 Birch St. in Lino Lakes.
Directions: From Hwy. #96 and Hodgson Rd. in Shoreview, go North on Hodgson Rd, 4.5 miles to Birch St., turn right and go .6 miles to Rice Lake Elementary School on the left. For those living North of Ramsey County: take 35E or 35W South to Hwy #96. Hodgson Rd. is nearly equal distance between 35W and 35E.
Hike Description: We’ll be doing a loop hike on part of the Rice Creek North Trail around Reshanau Lake.
Treats: Vicky’s car.
Tuesday, 07/03/18, Judy Nelson, 651-738-1972,
Meeting Location: Meet at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve, 1515 Keats Ave. N., Lake Elmo.
Directions: Go East on I-94 to Woodbury Dr./Keats Ave exit #251. Take a left on Woodbury Dr., go North, continue straight on the road, into the park. It’s FREE TUESDAY, gather in the Nordic Center parking lot on your right, past the entrance shack.
Hike Description: Hike the park trails
Treats: The Nordic Center area or Judy’s car.
Sunday, 07/08/18, Annual Potluck Picnic
Meeting Location: Meet at Keller Regional Park, Shelter #3, (lower) at 1:00 pm. Bring food to share, beverages and chairs. Charlotte will furnish compostable plates, cups, and utensils. Let’s try to make this a zero-waste event with everything either compostable/recyclable or reusable!
Directions: The shelter is just North of Roselawn off Hwy. #61. From Hwy. #36: Go South on #61 to the 3rd (last) driveway on the West side of the highway and left to shelter #3.
Hike Description: Hike to follow at 2:30 p.m. Hike leader will be Liz O’Toole.
Questions?: Contact Barb Fitzpatrick, 651-645-7149
Tuesday, 07/10/18, Jim & Joan Lossing, 651-330-7263,
Meeting Location: Meet at the Lossing home, 7101 Windgate Rd., in Woodbury
Directions: From St. Paul: Take #494 South to exit #59 (Valley Creek Rd.) go East ½ mile to Queens Dr., turn right on Queens. Take the 3rd right to Windgate Rd., 7101 is on the left.
Hike Description: We will hike residential and city paths (trails).
Treats: At Lossing’s, an ice cream social.
Sunday, 07/15/18, Barb Fitzpatrick, 651-645-7149,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Dunn Bros. Coffee/Burger Moe’s, 242 W. 7th St., St Paul
Hike Description: We’ll walk along the Mississippi River, and in Irvine Park.
Treats: Burger Moe’s
Tuesday, 07/17/18, Carole Needels, 651-690-3780,
Meeting Location: Meet at the Gopher Bar, 241 7th St E, St Paul, MN 55101 in downtown St. Paul, at 6:30 p.m. for Coney Islands before the hike
Directions: Free parking behind 444 Wacouta
Hike Description: Hike along the river at 7:30 p.m.
Treats: Coney’s at Gopher Bar before the hike.
Sunday, 07/22/18, Carol Isaak, 651-459-0527,
Meeting Location: Meet at 8860 Grospoint Ave. S. in Cottage Grove.
Directions: Take Highway #61 South, exit on the 80th St. ramp, at the stoplight, take a right. Go one (1) block, take a left at the stoplight (Hadley), take a right on 85th St., go one block and take a left on Grospoint Ave. S. Go one block plus (+) 4 houses.
Hike Description: A neighborhood hike
Treats: Potluck after the hike.
Tuesday, 07/24/18, Dave Baker, 651-436-1970,
Meeting Location: - Meet in the small shopping center in front of Haskell’s liquor, 6445 Lake Rd. Terrace in Woodbury, behind the SA station, close to Kindercare
Directions: Take exit #60 on #494, go 1 block East on Lake Rd, turn in by SA station.
Hike Description: For a hike in the Carver Lake area
Treats: McDonald’s, 1759 Weir Dr. on the West side of #494 across from Valley Creek Mall.
Sunday, 07/29/18, Liz Drumm, 651-699-2790,
Meeting Location: Meet at Davanni’s, 41 Cleveland Ave. S. in St. Paul
Directions: Cleveland & Grand Ave.
Hike Description: A neighborhood and Merriam Park hike.
Sunday, 07/31/18, 07/31/18, Nancy Duffrin, 612-584-8594,
Meeting Location: Meet in Central Park in Roseville, 2511 Victoria St. N -- parking lot, on the West side near the tennis courts
Directions: From Hwy. #36, take the Dale St. or Lexington exit and go North. Central park is just South of Co. Rd. C.
Hike Description: We’ll march to the beat of the Roseville Big Band music through the park and local neighborhoods.
Treats: Nancy’s car.