June 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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Sunday, , 06/02/19, Viv & Vic Fickling, 651-777-6103,
Meeting Location: Meet at Duke’s, 1285 Geneva Ave. N, in Oakdale.
Directions: Geneva Ave is also known as Century Ave - MN 120
Hike Description: We’ll hike to Maplewood Nature Center and around Beaver Lake.
Treats: At Duke’s
Tuesday, 06/04/19, Judy Nelson, 651-738-1972,
Meeting Location: Meet at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, 9653 Keats Ave. S.
Directions: From St. Paul take US-10/61 south and take the Innovation Rd exit, turn left, and follow the signs into the park which will be on the right. Follow the winding road that ends at the largest parking lot in front of the playground overlooking a lake, a picnic shelter is nearby.
Hike Description: It’s Free Tuesday, so a park sticker is not required! We will hike on the paved trail.
Treats: Judy’s car
Sunday, 06/09/19, Charlotte Svobodny, 651-455-0052,
Meeting Location: Meet at Lion’s Park, 2423 65th St. E, in Inver Grove Heights. (Park on street.)
Directions: From Hwy 52, exit on Upper 55th ST E or 70th St E, and take Blaine Ave to 65th St.
Hike Description: We’ll hike through the park, trails along the highway (we might spot a Sasquatch!), and residential areas of IGH (with one other surprise.) on a mix of paved and unpaved trails. Lots of hills!
Treats: Applebee’s, 5855 Blaine Ave.
Tuesday, 06/11/19, Carolyn Diebel, 651-772-2530,
Meeting Location: Meet at the AMF Bowling Lanes, 61 Little Canada Rd., in Little Canada
Directions: West of 35E, between Rice & Marketplace
Hike Description: A residential and trails hike
Treats: Culver’s, 2880 Rice St
Sunday, 06/16/19, Bill Barrett, 612-961-3125,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of the Connemara condo, 2485 Londin Ln. in Maplewood.
Directions: Go South on McKnight Rd from I-94 about 1 ½ miles, turn left (east) onto Londin Ln, about 2 blocks on your left, turn into the Connemara parking lot. Go to the East end.
Meeting Location: The hike will be in nearby Battle Creek Park.
Treats: At Bill and Diane’s Condo pool. Bring your swimsuit!
Tuesday, 06/18/19, Harriet Anderson, 651-425-1753,
Meeting Location: Meet at Dodge Nature Center, 365 Marie Ave. W, in West St. Paul (Charlton & Marie).
Directions: From 35E, exit east on Hwy 62 (formerly 110), Turn left on Charlton St., left on Marie.
Hike Description: We’ll hike trails in the Center
Treats: Harriet’s homemade cinnamon rolls at her car
Sunday, 06/23/19, Vicky Beutel, 651-335-8079,
Meeting Location: Meet at Vicky’s house, 466 Catherine Ln., in Shoreview.
Directions: From Hwy. 96: take Hodgson Rd. North for approx. 2.6 miles to Sherwood Rd. and turn right (East). Take the 2nd left (North) onto Evergreen Ln., the 1st right is Catherine Ln., the house is on the right-hand side. Avoid Rice St. at #694 -MAJOR construction!
Hike Description: We’ll walk the neighborhood and trails. Primarily flat with a small incline here & there
Treats: Vicky's house
Tuesday, 06/25/19, Nancy Duffrin, 612-584-8594,
Meeting Location: Meet at the Como Park Pool, 1153 Wynne Ave., St. Paul.
Directions: Wynne Ave., is one block South of the Como Ave./Horton intersection on Lexington.
Hike Description: We’ll hike in the Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom, on the historic trolley line and on other less traveled paths. Bring your smart phone and QR app to capture interpretative messages.
Treats: Nancy’s car
Sunday, 06/30/19, Lyle Mowery, 651-503-3395,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Kaposia Landing, 800 Bryant Ave. (Bryant and Concord) in South St. Paul.
Directions: Access the Landing via the vehicular bridge that appears to go nowhere.
Hike Description: We’ll hike paved trails along the Mississippi River
Treats: Patio seating at Bugg’s Bar, 925 Concord St., N