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.*
HIKES START ON TIME — COME EARLY!
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.