May 2022 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 7:00 p.m., go approx. 3 miles, and last approx. 1 hour.
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Sunday, 5/1/22 Vicky Beutel 651.335.8079
Meeting Location: Vicky's house, 4658 Fable Rd N., Hugo.
Directions: From: 35E N: Exit 120, County J. Turn right then left onto Otter Lake Rd. Go 1.7 miles.
Turn right on Tart Lake Rd., continue to 2nd stop sign, turn left onto Elmcrest Ave N. (Cross traffic does not stop) Go 2 miles and turn right on Fable Hill Pkwy N., Go .4 miles, turn left onto Fable Hill Way N. Take 2nd left onto Fable Rd N.. (It’s a horseshoe) .2 miles. House is on the right.
From Hwy 61: Take 61 N to 130th St N., turn left go .4 miles. Take right on Europa Ct N., go .3 miles.
Continue onto Fable Hill Pkwy N. .1 miles. Turn right to stay on Fable Hill Pkwy. N., Go .2 miles.
Turn right onto Fable Rd N., go .2 miles.
Hike Description: We’ll hike out of Fable Hills to Lino Lakes trails. Hills at the beginning and end.
Treats: Vicky’s house.
Tuesday, 5/3/22 Sharon Heaton 612.581.4638 & Bernie Wildes 612.598.8792.
Meeting Location: Meet in the Lake Elmo Park Reserve’s western parking lot, 2579 Inwood Ave. N., Lake Elmo.
Directions: New parking lot between Stillwater Blvd. N and 10th St N on west edge of the Reserve.
Hike Description: The hike is hilly on unpaved trails.
Sunday, 5/8/22 Vern Pearson 651.772.4964
Meeting Location: Gabes Bar & Kitchen, 991 Lexington Parkway N.
Directions: Lexington Parkway and Energy Park Drive
Hike Description: Walk around Lake Como and trails within the Park.
See Art/Scuptures/Historic Structures within the park. (Click on link & print. How many you can find on the hike?)
Tuesday, 5/10/22 Rick & Rose Nelson 651.283.5241
Meeting Location: Meet at Wakefield Park Community Building, 1860 Hazelwood St N., Maplewood.
Hike Description: We will hike paved trails and streets in the Gladstone Neighborhood.
Treats: In the park at Rick & Rose’s car.
Sunday, 5/15/22 Judy Nelson 651.738.1972
Meeting Location: Meet at the North end of the parking lot of St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1975 St. John’s Dr. in Woodbury.
Directions: East on 94, take Woodbury Dr./Keats exit 251. Head south on Woodbury Dr to Valley Creek Rd. Turn left, you will see a big cross on the building. Take the 1st right into the parking lot.
Hike Description: We will hike the Dancing Water neighborhood trails and new Valley Creek Park,
and see historic Miller Barn. Some dirt paths may be involved.
Treats: Carmine’s Restaurant or TBD.
Tuesday, 5/17/22 Brock & Sandy Herlick, 651.470.4528
Meeting Location: Meet at Mahtomedi Public School’s District 832 parking lot. 1520 Mahtomedi Ave. Mahtomedi.
Road closure from Century Ave & County E on (Hwy 15, old 244, Wildwood Rd) to Mahtomedi Ave. Apple Maps and Google Maps give correct detours. (Other GPS may not). See directions
Directions: Take Hwy 36 to the Hilton Trail exit. (East of 694 interchange). Go north on Hilton Trail to
the end, Stillwater Blvd, and turn left. Turn right on Mahtomedi Ave (at Triangle Park). Follow the Hwy 244 signs until you see the school on the right.
Hike Description: We will hike paved trails and city streets.
Treats: At the Herlick's car.
Sunday, 5/22/22 Rick & Rose Nelson 651.283.5241
Meeting Location: Meet on the north side of 3500 E. Minnehaha Parkway and S 35th Ave., Minneapolis.
Directions: Construction on westbound Minnehaha. You will be rerouted. Find available
street parking on either side of Minnehaha and 35th Ave, and meet on the north side of Minnehaha.
Hike Description: We will hike along Minnehaha Creek and around Hiawatha Golf Course and lake.
Tuesday, 5/24/22 Wendy Worner 612.669.8109 & Nancy Duffrin 612.584.8594.
Meeting Location: Meet at Stagecoach Prairies Natural Area in Belwin Conservancy, 825 Stagecoach Trail S., Afton.
Directions: Take 94 E to Manning Ave/Afton exit 253, and turn right. Then turn left on the frontage
road (Hudson). Turn right on Stagecoach Road (Co 21). The parking lot is about a mile down the road on the left.
Hike Description: The terrain is hilly prairie and woodlands, and the dirt trail can be mushy in places.
Treats: From Wendy’s vehicle.
Sunday, 5/29/22 Robert Tholkes 763.913.4453
Meeting Location: Meet in the southeast end of the parking lot at Community Park, 7000 University Avenue Service Road, Fridley
Directions: Going north on University Ave, turn left on 69th Ave., and right on the service road to the parking lot. (west side of University Ave)
Hike Description: A walk on the Rice Creek West Regional Trail. Part unpaved, 1 steep hill.
Treats: Food and Beverage Opportunity: Perkins, 7500 University Avenue NE
Tuesday, 5/31/22 Don & Sue Crawford 651.770.2479
Meeting Location: Meet at White Bear Lake County Park, 5050 Lake Ave in White Bear Lake.
Directions: From Hwy 61, turn east onto Hwy 96 (Lake Ave.) to the park entrance on the right.
Hike Description: We will hike along the lake and surroundings neighborhood.
Treats: Don and Sue’s car.