June 2022 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 7:00 p.m., go approx. 3 miles, and last approx. 1 hour.

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Sunday, 6/5/22 Judy Nelson 651.738.1972

Meeting Location: Meet in Prescott Wi by the US Hwy 10 bridge entrance.

Directions:  Take 61 S to Hwy 10. Follow signs to Prescott, left lane. If you
get to Hastings you’ve gone too far.  Turn left as you cross the bridge.  Look for legal parking along the street and old surface road nearby.  Watch signs, some spots are only 15 min parking.

Hike Description: We will walk across the bridge to the MN side. We will hike the Point Douglas Regional Trail to Hwy 61 & back.

Treats: TBD

Tuesday, 6/7/22 Nancy Duffrin 612.584.8594

Meeting Location: Meet at the Hwy 61 & Lower Afton Road Car Park, (Google maps) 381 Pt. Douglas Rd S., Maplewood. (Apple maps) or follow directions:

Directions: From Hwy 61 going south from St Paul, turn left on Lower Afton Rd and then right on Pt Douglas Rd.

Hike Description: We will hike the 3 mile Centennial hike in reverse, passing by the destination site of SPHC’s first hike in 1921.

Treats: Nancy’s car.

Sunday, 06/12/22 Vern Pearson 651.777.4984

Meeting Location: Meet at Indian Mounds Regional Park, 1085 Mounds Blvd, St Paul at the picnic pavilion. (Near Earl Street)

Hike Description: We will hike to Swede Hollow and back through Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary along the Bruce Vento Trail. There is a Dakota Spirit augmented reality app (Revelo AR) you can download to a smartphone to be used when visiting the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary.

See how you can use it in this Star Tribune article -- https://replica.startribune.com/infinity/article_popover_share.aspx?guid=dc4795e3-c5fe-4167-8130-9021a6118e86

Treats: Obb’s Bar & Grill, 1347 Burns Ave

Tuesday, 06/14 Rick & Rose Nelson 651.283.5241

Meeting Location: Meet at the Cup and Cone parking lot, 2126 4th St. in White Bear Lake.

Hike Description:  It is west of Hwy 61 near downtown WBL. The hike will take us to the
south shore of Bald Eagle Lake and back around White Bear Lake School. Hike is on
streets & sidewalks.

Treats: Cup & Cone

 

Sunday, 6/19 Rick & Rose Nelson 651.283.5241

Meeting Location: Meet at the Old Cedar Avenue Bridge Trailhead (Google Maps) parking lot in Bloomington. 9500 Old Cedar Ave S. (Apple Maps)

Directions: From the Mall of America take Hwy 77 south to Old Shakopee Rd. Turn right and follow to Old Cedar Ave. Turn left and follow Old Cedar Ave till it ends at the parking lot at the MN River.

Hike Description: The hike will cross the Old Cedar Ave Bridge and then follow the river down and back.

Treats: TBD

Tuesday, 6/21/22 Patty Peterson 651.276.0006

Meeting Location: Meet in the NW corner of McKnight Rd and Larpenteur parking lot,

2251 Larpenteur Ave. E., Maplewood.

Directions: 

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

Treats: Trunk treats from Patty’s car.

 

Sunday, 06/26/22 Bernie Wildes 612.598.8792 & Sharon Heaton 612.581.4638

Meeting Location: Meet at St Paul Tap Bar & Grill, 825 Jefferson Ave., St Paul.

Directions:

Hike Description: We will hike through the neighborhood.

Treats: St Paul Tap Bar & Grill

Tuesday,  6/28/22 Lizette Miller 651.303.0971

Meeting Location: Long Lake Regional Park, 1500 Old Hwy. 8 NW, New Brighton.

Directions: After entering the park, look for us in the large parking lot on the left. (Lions Park) Be sure to enter the park from Old Hwy 8. Apple Maps suggests another parking lot on Beach Road off Long Lake Rd.

Hike Description: We will hike paved trails in Long Lake Regional Park,

Treats: TBD