March 2020 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 11:30 am., go approx. 3 miles and last approx. 1 hour.

Stay healthy, exercise, and practice social distancing 3-6 ft from others not in your immediate household.  Cough into your arm or a tissue facing away from others.


Sunday, 03/01/20, Lyle Mowery, 651-503-3395,

Meeting Location: Meet in the FIRST parking lot of Kaposia Landing, 900 Bryant Ave. (Bryant and Concord) in South St. Paul

Directions: Turn on Bryant Ave toward the Landing via the vehicular bridge and go over the railroad tracks.

Hike Description: We’ll hike paved trails along the Mississippi River. 

Treats: Bugg’s Bar & Grill, 925 Concord N

Tuesday, 03/03/20, Gail Stucky, 651-354-9537,

Meeting Location: Meet at Pizza Ranch, 1845 County Rd. D in Maplewood,

Directions:  Near Best Buy.

Hike Description: We’ll hike commercial, residential area and the Bruce Vento Trail

Treats: Lunch Buffet at Pizza Ranch

Sunday, 03/08/20, Sandy & Brock Herlick, 651-470-4528,

Meeting Location: Meet at Maplewood Mall. Park at the SOUTH end of the mall, (the old Sears lot on the Beam Ave. end)

Directions:  From Beam Ave., turn onto Maplewood Mall Dr.  at Swanson St., one light west of White Bear Lake Rd. IHOP is on the corner.  Parking lot will be on the left.

Hike Description: We’ll hike the area including the Bruce Vento trail.

Treats: Panera

Tuesday, 03/10/20, Rick & Rose Nelson, 651-283-5241,

Meeting Location: Meet at Sherwood Park, 2237 Kennard St., in Maplewood

Directions: : From Hwy #36 and White Bear Ave. go South on White Bear Ave. to County Rd. B then West to Kennard St., then North 2 blocks to park on left.

Hike Description: We’ll walk through the neighborhood to and around Beaver Lake.

Treats: TBD

Sunday, 03/15/20, Charlotte Svobodny, 651-455-0052,

Meeting Location: Meet in South St. Paul by the Spiral Pedestrian Bridge at Hardman & Grand Ave. E. in South St. Paul,

Directions: Park on the STREET. It’s by Waterous Co., and North of #494.

Hike Description: We’ll do a, hopefully not too cold, hike along the river.

Treats: TBD

Tuesday, 03/17/20, Sue & Don Crawford, 651-770-2479 or 612-696-7226,

Meeting Location: Meet at the Maplewood Library parking lot, 3025 Southlawn Dr. in Maplewood.

Directions: Park at the North end of the parking lot.

Hike Description: We’ll hike on sidewalks and paved trail in the neighborhood.

Treats: Friday’s, 3085 White Bear Ave.

Sunday, 03/22/20, Sharon Heaton 651-207-5926 & Bernie Wildes 651-770-2572,

Meeting Location:  Meet at the corner of Summit Ave. and Western St., in St. Paul (it’s near 360 Portland).

Directions: Only street parking around there!

Hike Description: The hike will be residential and downtown St. Paul.

Treats: The Fitz, 173 Western, (4 blocks from the start of the hike)

Tuesday, 03/24/20, Phyllis Swenson, 651-426-8593,

Meeting Location: Meet at the North end of the parking lot of Lifetime Fitness, 4800 White Bear Parkway, White Bear Lake


Hike Description:  Hike will be on paved streets along Birch Lake, through a Nature Preserve and residential.


Sunday, 03/29/20, 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.  Access from Valley Creek Rd.

Hike Description: We’ll hike paved trails by lakes in the area.


Tuesday, 03/31/20, Vic & Viv Fickling, 651-777-6103,

Meeting Location: Meet at the Oasis Park building. Use 1700 Aldine, Roseville on Apple Maps,

1700 County C2, Roseville on Google Maps.

Directions:  Directions: Hwy. #36 W to Snelling, North on Snelling to Lydia, left on Lydia to Aldine, Left on Aldine to the end and bear right to the park.

Hike Description: We’ll hike to Langton Lake Park.