March 2021 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 11:30 am., go approx. 3 miles and last approx. 1 hour.


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Tuesday03/02/21, Rick & Rose Nelson, 651-283-5241,

Meeting Location: Geranium Park, 2568 Geranium Ave. in Maplewood


Hike Description: A walk around Beaver Lake on mostly paved paths

Treats: TBD

Sunday, 03/07/21, Patti Peterson, 651-276-0006,

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Flicek Park, 1141 Frost Ave., in Maplewood


Hike Description:  A walk around the Phalen and Keller Lake areas on residential streets and paved trails depending on conditions on the trails.

Treats: TBD

Tuesday, 03/09/21, Phyllis Swenson, 651-426-8593,

Meeting Location: North side of the parking lot at Costco, 1431 Beam Ave., Maplewood.

Directions: Park on the north side and away from the building

Hike Description: We will do an in and out hike on the Bruce Vento trail. Wear proper footwear in the event the trail is icy.

Treats: TBD


Sunday, 03/14/21, Lyle Mowery, 651-503-3395,

Meeting Location: Meet at the parking lot before the Pool & Yacht Club, 1600 Lilydale Rd., St. Paul.

Directions: From I-35, exit North on #13 to the first right turn onto Lilydale Rd., go to the bottom of the hill to the parking lot (overflow parking in the Pool & Yacht Club parking lot).

Hike Description: We’ll hike the paved trail (old railroad bed) to historic Mendota and back. 

Treats: TBD

Tuesday, 03/16/21, Charlotte Svobodny, 651-455-0052,

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot just North of the Dog Park of Kaposia Landing, 800 Bryant Ave. S (Bryant & Concord), South St. Paul.

Directions: Coming South on Concord, take a left on Bryant Ave, over the bridge that looks as if it goes nowhere and follow the drive almost to the ballfields.

Hike Description: We’ll hike North on a new part of the Mississippi River Trail.

Treats: TBD


Sunday, 03/21/21, Vern Pearson, 651-772-4984,

Meeting Location: Meet at Castle Elementary School, 6675 50th St., in Oakdale.

Directions: Take Hwy. #36 Toward Stillwater and make a turn on 50th St. and go left.

Hike Description: We’ll hike paved trails in the park.

Treats: At the school from the car.


Tuesday, 03/23/21, Vic Fickling, 651-777-6103,

Meeting Location: Meet at Thompson Park, Butler Ave. E and Stassen Ln. in West St. Paul.

Directions: From Hwy 52, exit on Butler Ave. and turn west.  Turn left on Stassen Ln about 1/4 mi.

Hike Description: We’ll hike Simon’s Ravine.

Treats: TBD

Sunday, 03/28/21, Judy Nelson, 651-738-1972,

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot West of Carmine’s Restaurant, 9900 Valley Creek Rd., in Woodbury.

Directions: Northwest corner of Valley Creek Rd. & Woodbury Dr.  Turn on Catalina Drive from Valley Creek RD. 

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

Treats: TBD

Tuesday, 03/30/21, Brock & Sandy Herlick, 651-470-4528,

Meeting Location: Park in the lot of Rotary Park Reserve, 4900 White Bear Pkwy. 

Directions: 35E North to Hwy. #96. Turn right onto #96. Take the first left, White Bear Parkway (stop lights). Go almost 1 mile. The parking lot will be on the right.  Using Google Maps, either click on link above or enter

Rotary Park Reserve.  Apple Maps use address.

Hike Description: We’ll hike Birch Lake and surrounding areas.

Treats: Herlick’s car