October 2018 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 7:30 p.m., go approx. 3 miles and last approx. 1 hour.
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Tuesday, 10/02/18, Charlotte Svobodny, 651-455-0052,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Lowe’s, 1795 S. Robert St., West St. Paul 55118
Directions: From US-52, exit on Wentworth Ave. Turn west to Robert St. Turn left to Lowes.
Hike Description: We’ll walk past Garlough Park and Dodge Nature center and through residential areas.
Treats: Tailgate of Charlotte’s car
Sunday, 10/07/18, Phyllis Swenson, 651-426-8593,
Meeting Location: Meet at the Village Sports Bar, 3600 Hoffman Rd., in White Bear Lake (the small parking lot across Hoffman from the main parking lot)
Directions: From US-61, turn east on County E. Turn left on Hoffman (2nd left).
Hike Description: We’ll hike some residential and some trails.
Treats: The Village Sports Bar
Tuesday, 10/09/18, Gail Stucky, 651-354-9537,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot at Bruentrup Heritage Farm, 2170 County Rd. D East, in Maplewood.
Directions: East of Maplewood Mall.
Hike Description: The hike will be on paved walks in the area.
Sunday, 10/14/18, Judy Nelson, 651-738-1972,
Meeting Location: Meet at Sunfish Lake Park, 9700 Stillwater Blvd. N in Lake Elmo.
Directions: Take Stillwater Blvd. N (Hwy. #5) to Stillwater Ln. N. Go 100 yards, turn left into park, about 2.5 miles E. of #694 on Hwy. #5 (E. of the roundabout). Watch for signs, the entrance is W. of Common Ground Church on gravel road.
Hike Description: Wear hiking boots there are lots of hills on unpaved, rustic trails.
Tuesday, 10/16/18, Vic & Viv Fickling, 651-777-6103,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Wakefield Park in Maplewood, on Hazelwood St. south of Frost St. near the hockey rinks.
Directions: Use Hazelwood St. and Ripley St. for a GPS
Hike Description: We will walk trails and residential areas.
Sunday, 10/21/18, Karen Schultz, 651-653-3242 or 651-206-9302
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Cummings Park, in Arden Hills.
Directions: Take Lexington Ave N., past Interstate #694, past Co. Rd. F, turn left on Cummings Park Dr. Go down one long block until you see the Cummings Park sign. Turn right. Park in lot by 4295 sign number near the park.
Hike Description: We’ll hike on winding, paved trails.
Treats: from Karen’s trunk.
Tuesday, 10/23/18, Rick & Rose Nelson, 651-770-6310,
Meeting Location: Meet at Maplewood Middle School, 2410 Holloway Ave. E. in Maplewood
Directions: Holloway Ave is south of Hwy 36, between McKnight and Geneva (Century)
Hike Description: The hike will be in the park, trails and streets nearby.
Treats: Rose’s and Rick’s car.
Sunday, 10/28/18, Liz O’Toole, 651-341-8769,
Meeting Location: Meet at Tavern on Grand Restaurant, 656 Grand Ave. in St. Paul
Directions: In the block west of Dale, South side of Grand
Hike Description: We will hike the Crocus Hill neighborhood.
Treats: Tavern on Grand
Tuesday, 10/30/18, Vicky Beutel, 651-335-8079,
Meeting Location: Meet at Vicky’s house, 466 Catherine Ln, in Shoreview.
Directions: From I-694: Take Rice St. North 1.3 miles. At the intersection of Rice St. Hodgson Rd, & Gramsie Rd. (stoplights), continue straight on Hodgson Rd. On Hodgson Rd for 3.9 miles to Sherwood Rd. and turn right (East). Take the 2nd left (North) onto Evergreen Ln., the 1st right is Catherine Ln. (tree may hide the sign.), the house is on the right-hand side.
Hike Description: We’ll hike the neighborhood.
Treats: Vicky’s house