July 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.
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Tuesday, 07/02/19, Judy Nelson, 651-738-1972,
Meeting Location: Meet at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, 1515 Keats Ave. N, Lake Elmo. Gather in the Nordic Center parking lot on your right, past the entrance shack.
Directions: The Woodbury Drive exit bridge heading north to the park is closed. So people can take the Radio Drive exit and head north to 10th Street and then east to Keats and turn left to get to the park.
People coming on 694 can take the 10th street exit and turn east to Keats and turn left to get to the park.
It’s Free Tuesday so you do not need a sticker to get in.
Hike Description: A hike through the Park
Treats: The Nordic Center area or Judy’s car
Sunday, 07/07/19, ANNUAL POTLUCK PICNIC AT KELLER
Meeting Location: Meet at Keller Regional Park, Shelter #3 (lower). Picnic at 1:00pm.
Directions: The shelter is just North of Roselawn on the west side of Hwy. #61.
From Hwy. #36: Go South on #61 to the 3rd (last) driveway on the right side of the highway.
Hike Description: Hike leader will be Vicky Beutel. Everyone who signs in will be given 3 miles for the day. There will be two options for hiking: self-led leisurely stroll along Keller Lake board walk (flat, approx. 2 ¼ mi.) or follow Vicky for a hike around Phalen (approx. 4 ¼ miles) with hills.
Treats: Potluck picnic (see details in newsletter)
Tuesday, 07/09/19, Ed & Joyce DeHaan, 612-590-4414, 515-570-1220,
Meeting Location: Meet at the DeHaans’ home, 2319 Olivia Ct. E., in Maplewood.
Directions: : East of St. Paul off #94 - take McKnight North to Olivia Ct. From #36: take McKnight South to Olivia Ct. (on your right). Parking on Olivia Ct. – overflow, park at Sarrack’s Liquor Store, south side of lot.
Hike Description: We’ll hike on residential streets and trails as well as Maplewood Nature Center trails.
Treats: DeHaans’ house.
Sunday, 07/14/19, Sandy & Brock Herlick, 651-470-4528,
Meeting Location: Meet at the old Sears store, 3001 White Bear Ave N, at Maplewood Mall, and park in the South side parking lot.
Directions: Enter from Beam Ave, one light west of White Bear Ave at Swanson St. (IHOP on NE corner)
Meeting Location: We’ll walk West on Beam Ave. and catch the Bruce Vento trail then return to the Mall
Treats: New Panera Bread on White Bear Ave in front of Sears.
Tuesday, 07/16/19, Lyle Mowery, 651-503-3395,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Holman’s Table at the downtown St. Paul Airport, 644 Bayfield St., St. Paul
Directions: From Highway #52: Take Plato Blvd. exit to the Airport Terminal building.
Hike Description: We’ll hike the trail/road between hangers & the Mississippi River then onto Fillmore Ave
Treats: Holman’s Table restaurant (Patio, if nice weather).
Sunday, 07/21/19, Jim & Joan Lossing, 651-330-7263,
Meeting Location: Meet at Tamarack Nature Preserve, 7433 Valley Creek Rd., Woodbury (Fresenius Kinney Center) park in rear lot.
Directions: From St. Paul: Take #494 South to Valley Creek Rd., go East to 7433 Valley Creek
Treats: Dairy Queen
Tuesday, 07/23/19, Jacque Lindskoog, 715-580-0166,
Meeting Location: Park along Crosby Farm Rd. and meet near the Watergate Marina sign along Shepard Rd just west of Davern in St. Paul.
Directions: Enter Crosby Farm Rd at Gannon Rd and Shepard Rd
Hike Description: We'll hike at Fort Snelling
Sunday, 07/28/19, Bob Tholkes, 763-913-4453,
Meeting Location: Bob & Mary's, 3966 Reservoir Blvd, Columbia Hts
Directions: North & East: Take #694 West (if not closed) to Central Ave. and South to 40th Ave., Left 2 blocks to Reservoir Blvd., and right ½ block to 3966.
From South & East: West on #36 to Fairview Ave. Go right on Co. Rd. D, then left 3 miles to Johnson St., right 1 block to 39th Ave., then left 3 blocks to Reservoir Blvd., right 1 ½ blocks to 3966
Hike Description: A hike in a southwesterly direction
Treats: Party at the President’s white house
Tuesday, 07/30/19, Carole Needels, 651-690-3780,
Meeting Location: Meet at the Gopher Bar in downtown St. Paul at 6:15, for Coney Islands, park BEHIND 444 Wacouta, Needels Janitorial (it’s OK to park there but space is limited)
Hike Description: We’ll hike along the Mississippi River at 7:00
Treats: Gopher Bar at 6:15, cash only