May 2019 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 7:00 p.m., go approx. 3 miles and last approx. 1 hour.
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Sunday, 05/05/19, Liz O’Toole, 651-341-8769,
Meeting Location: Meet at Nico’s Taco Bar on Como, 2260 Como Ave. in the St. Anthony Park area of St. Paul.
Directions: 1.5 miles west of Snelling Ave. on Como Ave.
Hike Description: We’ll hike through residential areas and through old Breck woods.
Treats: Nico’s Taco Bar on Como
Tuesday, , 05/07/19, Dave Baker, 651-436-1970,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Burger King, 2535 Division St., in North St. Paul, close to the SW intersections of Hwy. #36 and Century (#120)
Directions: From Hwy 36, exit south on Century. (Century is also called Geneva, Division, & 120)
Burger King is down about a block on the right.
Hike Description: We’ll hike the Gateway Trail East.
Treats: Burger King
Sunday, 05/12/19, Rick & Rose Nelson, 651-770-6310,
Meeting Location: Meet in the trail parking lot across the street from the Maplewood Fire Station, 1955 Clarence St, in Maplewood.
Directions: From Frost Ave. & White Bear Ave., go West on Frost almost a mile to Clarence St., then 1 block North.
Hike Description: We’ll hike around Phalen and Round Lakes via the Gateway & Vento Trails.
Tuesday, 05/14/19, Susan Crawford, 770-2479,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Sgt. Peppers Grille & Bar, 930 Helena Ave., Oakdale.
Directions: Take #694 to the 10th St. North exit. Go East on 10th St., to Helena Ave.,
Hike Description: We’ll hike around the Oak Marsh Golf Course.
Treats: Sgt. Pepper’s
Sunday, 05/19/19, Karen Schultz, 651-653-3242 or 651-206-9302,
Meeting Location: Meet at Tamarack Nature Center, 5287 Otter Lake Rd, White Bear Lake Township, MN 55110.
Directions: North on 35E to Hwy. #96, turn right (East) to Otter Lake Rd. turn Left (North), STAY ON OTTER LAKE RD. 1.6 miles.
Construction notes: Construction work is planned on Hwy 96 from 35E to Hwy #61 this year. It
does not seem to have begun. Click on cone to see alternate routes.
Hike Description: We’ll hike park trails.
Treats: Karen’s trunk.
Tuesday, 05/21/19, Nancy Duffrin, 612-584-8594,
Meeting Location: Meet at Culver’s, 2880 Rice St., Little Canada
Directions: (Rice & C2, east side of the street.) Park across Market Place (C2), past the flower mart. From 35E take Little Canada Road west (it turns at the stop sign) to Rice St.
Hike Description: We’ll hike the Roseville neighborhood of Owasso Hills.
Sunday, 05/26/19, Vicky Beutel, 651-335-8079,
Directions: From St. Paul: Go North on Rice St. At the intersection (stoplight) of Rice, Hodgson & Gramsie, turn Right to stay on Rice St., at the 4-way stop. Turn Right onto Cty. Rd. F. The parking lot is on the Left, just before the railroad tracks.
From #35E: go North to Hwy. #96, West to Rice St., turn left (South) until you reach the 4-way stop (Co. Rd. F). Turn left, the parking lot is on the left just before the railroad tracks.
Hike Description: We’ll hike the Vadnais-Sucker Lake recreational area. The trail is flat.
Treats: Vicky's car
Tuesday, 05/28/19, Gail Stucky, 651-354-9537,
Meeting Location: Meet at Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary, 1200 Jackson St., St. Paul
Directions: Exit 35E on Maryland and turn west. Turn right on Jackson St. and into the Sanctuary parking lot is on the right.
Hike Description: We’ll hike paved and dirt trails and connect to the Gateway Trail.
Treats: Gail’s car