November 2021 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 11/2/21 Sharon Heaton 612.581.4638, Bernie Wildes 612.598.8792 

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Maplewood Middle  School, 2410 Holloway Ave E, Maplewood.

Directions: Between McKnight and Century (120), north of Larpenteur

Hike Description: We will hike the neighborhoods and on paved  trails.

Treats: TBD

Sunday 11/7/21 Judy Nelson 651.738.1972

Meeting Location: Meet at 6445 Lake Road Terrace in Woodbury

Directions: Park near Haskell’s and across from  Penn Cycle in the SW corner of the parking  lot. (Off 494 & Lake Rd)

Hike Description: We’ll hike paved trails & some hills by Carver Lake and surrounding  neighborhoods which includes a steep  staircase near the lake.

Treats: TBD

Tuesday 11/9/21 Rick & Rose Nelson  651.283.5241 

Meeting Location: Meet at White Bear Lake Library, 2150 2nd St., White Bear Lake

Directions:  Street parking available.

Hike Description: The hike will  be on paved trails and streets near the lake.

Treats: TBD

Sunday 11/14/21 Vern Pearson 651.772.4984

Meeting Location: Meet at Battle Creek Regional Water Park,  2350 Upper Afton Rd., Maplewood

Directions:  From I-94, go south on McKnight.  Turn left on Upper Afton Rd and then left to Water Park parking lot.

Hike Description:  A hike through Battle Creek Park

Treats: Treats from Vern's car.

Tuesday 11/16/21 Vic & Viv Fickling  651.777.6103

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of the Wakefield Park Center at 1860 Hazelwood St in Maplewood. 

Directions: Parking lot is just south of the intersection of Frost Ave and Hazelwood St.

Hike Description: We will walk trails and residential areas.

Treats: TBD

Sunday 11/21/21 Vicky Beutel 651.335.8079

Meeting Location: Vadnais/Sucker Lake parking lot on County Rd F East

Apple Maps: Sucker Lake Parking lot, County Rd F, 

Directions: From St Paul or I-694, 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 County Rd F. The parking lot is down on the  left, just before the railroad tracks.

Hike Description: We’ll hike the Vadnais-Sucker Lake recreational area. The trail is flat & paved for  easy walking.

Treats: Vicky's car

Tuesday 11/23/21 Lyle Mowery 651.503.3395


Meeting Location:  Meet in the parking lot at the corner of 103rd St & Hadley Ave S., Cottage Grove. 

The lot is  small so we may have to park along Hadley or 103rd.

Directions: From Hwy 61, exit on Jamaica Ave.  Follow the signs to Jamaica Ave SOUTH.  Follow Jamaica Ave S to the end (100th St).  Turn right and follow to the end. (Hadley).  Turn left to the parking lot at the corner.

Hike Description:  This  is a Natural Science location and close to  Gray Cloud Island. We will hike along a ridge  overlooking the MS River on dirt paths. The  paths are pretty rugged so wear appropriate  shoes or boots.

Treats: TBD

Sunday 11/28/21 Vern Pearson 651.772.4984

Meeting Location: Meet at Phalen Regional Park, 1600 Phalen Dr.  Park near the picnic pavilion, north end of  lot.

Directions: Take Wheelock  Pkwy E, turn into the park at Phalen Dr.  Wheelock can be accessed on 35E or Hwy 61 (Arcade Street)

Hike Description: We will walk around Keller, Spoon, Round, Gervais and Phalen lakes.

Treats: TBD 

Tuesday, 11/30/21 Kieran Duncan  651.592.5562 

Meeting Location: Meet at the Current Restaurant, 3291 St Croix Trail S, Afton. 1.5 blocks north of Selma’s.

Directions:  Take I-94 East, take exit 258 NORTH MN-95. Keep right, follow signs for  County Rd 18/St Croix Trail, turn right. Drive  south 4.4 miles to downtown Afton. Restaurant  is on the left.

Hike Description: We will walk north on a paved and level scenic  path and return.  

Treats: TBD