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
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
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