October 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, 10/2/22 Vicky Beutel 651.335.8079

Meeting Location: Meet at 5880 Rice Creek Pkwy, Shoreview.  aka: Rice Creek Fields.

Directions: Go north on Lexington to County Rd I, turn left (West). Go to the Stop sign and  turn left on Hamline - which turns into Cty Rd I at the corner. Go to Rice Creek Pkwy, the first  exit from the roundabout. Go ¾ mile to Rice  Creek Fields. Go to the North end of the  parking lot.

Alternate route: 35W North exiting  at Cty Rd I, Take the 3rd exit from the  roundabout, then ¾ mile to parking lot on Rice Creek Parkway, north end.

Hike Description:  We’ll hike the Rice  Creek N Trail.

Treats: Vicky’s car. 

Tuesday, 10/4/22 Sharon Heaton 612.581.4638 & Bernie Wildes 612.598.8792 

Meeting Location: West parking lot of Our Savior’s  Lutheran Church, 1616 Olive St W., Stillwater

Directions: Just after Stillwater Blvd turns and becomes Olive St.

Hike Description: A walk around the historic neighborhoods  of Stillwater

Treats: TBD 

Sunday, 10/9/22 Vicky Beutel 651.335.8079

Meeting Location: Laurie LaMotte Memorial Park, 6970  LaMotte Dr. in Centerville.

Directions: Take 35E North to exit 123B/County #14 (aka Main St in  Centerville), turn left (West) for ½ miles to  Centerville Rd., left (South) for 2 blocks to  Heritage St. and turn right. As Heritage St  turns left it becomes LaMotte Dr., Laurie  LaMottre Park is on the left just past the  church community center.

Hike Description: We’ll hike around  Centerville Lake which will take us through the Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve  

Treats: Vicky’s car. 

Tuesday, 10/11/22 Lyle Mowery 651.503.3395

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot behind the old Health Partners building  located at 2004 Ford Pkwy St Paul. 

Directions: Corner of Kenneth St

Hike Description:  We will hike the streets and  the paved Mississippi River Blvd trail roughly  following the southern perimeter of the old  Ford plant.

Treats: Tiffany’s Sport Restaurant 


Sunday, 10/16/22 Liz Miller 651.303.0971

Meeting Location: Meet at Rice Creek North Regional Trail, 1901 County Rd. I, Shoreview.

Parking Lot on the north side of the street. 

Directions From 35W going north, take County Rd I exit.  At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit.  The parking lot will be down on the left.

Hike Description: We’ll hike a portion  of the Rice Creek Regional Trail. Look for the  SPHC sign.

Treats: Liz’s car. 

Tuesday, 10/18/22 Vern Pearson 651.772.4984

Meeting Location: Meet at Castle Elementary School, 6675 50th St N., Oakdale.


Hike Description: Bring a  mobile light. We will hike in Oakdale Park.  Fairly easy trails on paved asphalt.

Treats: Vern’s car.

Sunday,  10/23/22 Judy Nelson 651.738.1972

Meeting Location: Meet at Sunfish Lake Park/Sally Manzara  Nature Center, 9700 Stillwater Ln. N. (off Hwy  #14) in Lake Elmo.

Directions Take Stillwater Blvd N. to  Stillwater Ln N., Go 100 yards, turn left into  the park. (It’s about 2.5 miles E of #694 on  Hwy #14 east of the roundabout). Watch for  signs, the entrance is West of Common  Ground Church on the gravel road.

Hike Description: Lots of  hills on unpaved rustic trails.

Treats: Judy’s  car. 


Tuesday, 10/25/22 Bob Tholkes 763.913.4453

Meeting Location: Park at the northeast end of St Anthony  Village shopping center, 2950 Pentagon Dr.,  St Anthony Village, by the Montessori school. 

Directions: Shopping center at the intersection of St. Anthony Blvd and Hwy 88, (New Brighton Hwy)

Hike Description: Route includes visit to the grave of club  founder Grace Cummings Villars in Sunset  Memorial Gardens – if it’s not too spooky after dark.

Treats: Village  Pub, 2720 Co. Rd 88, St Anthony Village (next door to shopping center) 


Sunday, 10/30 Rick & Rose Nelson 651.283.5241

Meeting Location: Meet at the Washburn Library, 5244 Lyndale  Ave S. in Minneapolis.

Directions: The library is just south of Minnehaha Creek.

Hike Description: We will hike paved trails  along Minnehaha Creek to and around Lake  Harriet and back

Treats: TBD