March 2022 Hiking Schedule


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 a.m., go approx. 3 miles and last approx. 1 hour.*


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Tuesday 3/1/22 Judy Nelson 651.738.1972

Meeting Location: Meet at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, 1515 Keats Ave N, Lake Elmo. (SE corner of Eagle Pt Lake parking lot, left past the entrance shack, across the street from the Nordic center)

Directions: East on I-94 to Woodbury Dr./Keats Ave (exit 251) Left on Woodbury Dr., Go north, continue straight into the park. Free Tuesday, No parking sticker required.

Hike Description: Park trails

Treats: Judy’s car.

Sunday 03/06/22 Rick & Rose Nelson 651.283.5241

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of the Temple of Aaron, 616 Mississippi River Blvd S. in St Paul.

Directions:  The Temple is 2 blocks north of Ford Pkwy on Mississippi Blvd in the Highland Park
neighborhood. Permission granted to park in their lot. Park in the back off of Hartford Ave.

Hike Description:  The hike will be on paved trails on both sides of the river between Lake Street and Ford Parkway.

Info:  About Temple of Aron

Treats: R & R’s car.

Tuesday 03/08/22 Sharon Heaton 612.581.4638, Bernie Wildes 612.598.8792

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking of the Maplewood Nature Center, 2659 East Seventh St., Maplewood.

Directions: Access 7th St. from Century/Geneva Ave. 

Hike Description: We will hike in the nature preserve and in Union Cemetery.

Treats:  TBD 

Sunday 3/13/22 Vern Pearson 651.772.4984

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

Directions: From I-35, exit north on Hwy 13 to the first right turn and go to the bottom of the hill.

Hike Description: We will hike along the Mississippi River to Mendota and back.

Treats: Vern’s car

Tuesday 3/15/22 Kieran Duncan 651.592.5562

Meeting Location:  Park in the free parking lot (on 221 Water Street N) behind the River Market Food Coop, 221 Main St. N, downtown Stillwater.

Directions: Between Mulberry and Myrtle Streets

Hike Description:  We will hike the Brown’s Creek Trail, along the St. Croix and into the woods on a flat paved path.

Treats: At the Coop.

Sunday 3/20/22 Lyle Mowery 651.503.3395

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

Directions: From I-35, exit north on Hwy 13 to the first right turn and go to the bottom of the hill.

Hike Description: We will hike to the High Bridge and back.

Treats: TBD


Tuesday, 3/22/22 Liz Miller 651.303.0971

Meeting Location: Meet at Silverwood Park, 2500 County Rd E., in St Anthony.

Directions: From 694 go South on Silver Lake Road.  Park entrances on South side of County Rd E and on west side of Silver Lake Road.

Hike Description: We will hike paved and wooded trails.

Treats: There is an onsite cafe for coffees, etc.

Sunday 03/27/22 Vic & Viv Fickling 651.777.6103

Meeting Location: Meet in the Polar Plaza parking lot in front of A Chau, 2231 11th Ave E., N St Paul.

Directions: From Hwy. 36, go north on McKnight.  Turn left on 11th Ave. (first street) and into the parking lot.

Hike Description: We’ll hike Casey Lake and Maple Heights Park.

Treats: A Chau, 2231 11th Ave E.

Tuesday, 03/29/22 Don & Sue Crawford 651.770.2479

Meeting Location: Meet at the Oakdale Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Ave N., Oakdale.

Directions: From Hwy. 36, exit on Hadley & turn south. Hadley curves and becomes 50th. Watch for the right turn to stay on Hadley to the nature Preserve entrance. 

Hike Description: We’ll hike the surrounding neighborhood area and park trails.

Treats: Don and Sue’s car.