March 2019 Hiking Schedule
SUNDAY hikes start at 2:30 p.m., go approx. 5 miles and last approx. 1 ½ to 2hours.
TUESDAY hikes start at 11:30 p.m., go approx. 3 miles and last approx. 1 hour.
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Sunday, 03/03/19, Vicky Beutel, 651-335-8079,
Meeting Location: Meet at 5800 Rice Creek Pkwy. in Shoreview, a/k/a Rice Creek Fields
Directions: North on Lexington to County Rd. I and turn left (West). Go to the Stop sign and turn left on Hamline, which will turn into County Rd. I at the corner. Go to Rice Creek Pkwy. the first exit from the roundabout. Go ¾ mile to Rice Creek Fields. Go to the North end of the parking lot. Alternate route: 35 W North exiting at County Rd. I, take the 3rd exit from the roundabout, then ¾ mi. to parking lot on Rice Creek Pkwy. FYI- the parking lot is also called Rice Creek Fields.
Hike Description: We’ll hike the Rice Creek North Trail.
Treats: Vicky’s car
Tuesday, 03/05/19, Liz DeLay, 651-698-7019,
Meeting Location: Meet by the Highland Café and Bakery, 2012 Ford Pkwy., in Highland Park.
Directions: Corner of Kenneth & Ford Pkwy
Hike Description: We’ll do a residential hike.
Treats: Highland Café
Sunday, 03/10/19, Liz O’Toole, 651-341-8769,
Meeting Location: Meet at Old World Pizza, 5660 Bishop Ave., in Inver Grove Heights
Directions: Going south on US-52, exit on Upper 55th St.; turn right; Bishop is the first left turn; watch for Old World Pizza on the right.
Hike Description: A residential hike
Treats: Old World Pizza
Tuesday, 03/12/19, Charlotte Svobodny, 651-455-0052,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of the Dollar Tree, 6666 Cahill Ave., in Inver Grove Heights
Directions: Going south on US-52, exit on Upper 55th St.; turn right; Turn right on Cahill Ave. Dollar Tree will be about 0.9 of a mile down on the left.
Hike Description: A residential hike. If the sidewalks aren’t clear, we’ll be streetwalking. Wear something bright!
Treats: Cahill Diner, in the strip mall just North of Aldi.
Sunday, 03/17/19, Liz O’Toole, 651-341-8769,
Meeting Location: Meet by the King & I Thai Restaurant, 760 Highway #62 (Old #110) in Mendota Heights. (#62 & Dodd Rd.- #149)
Directions: Going north on 35E, take the 110 exit and turn left. Going south on 35E, take the 110 East exit. Turn right on Dodd Rd. The King & I is in a shopping center on the left.
Hike Description: ) We’ll hike on a nearby bike trail in the woods.
Treats: King & I Thai
Tuesday, 03/19/19, George Hunkins, 612-469-4546,
Meeting Location: Meet in the lot of Burger King, 455 S Robert St., in St. Paul,
Directions: South of the Robert St. bridge (where Cesar Chavez St. turns into Wabasha St.)
Hike Description: A residential hike. George says that this will be the last hike he leads for the Club as his age has gotten to him. He’s 91 going on 92!
Treats: Burger King
Sunday, 03/24/19, Liz Drumm, 651-699-2790,
Meeting Location: Meet outside the Waldmann Brewery, 445 Smith Ave. N, in St. Paul.
Directions: . Parking: On W. 7th St. and in front of Waldmann’s between the alley to the North & Goodrich St. Waldmann’s has a small parking lot down the alley to the West, near the corner of Douglas St. & W. 7th. Other parking in the neighborhood but, DO NOT PARK ACROSS THE STREET OR NORTH OF THE ALLEY, OR YOU MAY BE TICKETED!!!
Hike Description: We’ll hike the neighborhood and across the High Bridge.
Treats: Waldmann’s Brewery
Tuesday, 03/26/19, Dave Baker, 651-436-1970,
Meeting Location: Meet at the Sun Ray Shopping Center, 2089 Old Hudson Rd., St. Paul
Directions: Park by the big sign, North side of Hwy. #94, close to 3M center, east of downtown St. Paul, two or three miles.
Hike Description: We’ll do a residential and park hike.
Treats: Culver’s, one block West of Sun Ray on the North side of #94.
Sunday, 03/31/19, Judy Nelson, 651-738-1972,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot West of Carmine’s Restaurant, 9900 Valley Creek Rd., in Woodbury.
Directions: Valley Creek Rd & Woodbury Dr; Entrance on north side of Valley Creek Rd.
Hike Description: We’ll hike paved trail by lakes in the area.