September 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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Sunday, 09/02/18, Gail Stucky, 651-354-9537,
Meeting Location: Meet at Payne and Case Aves. in St. Paul.
Directions: Park in Anderson shoes lot or on street near 956 Payne Ave.-Brunson’s Pub
Hike Description: Hike will be on paved trails to include Trout Brook Sanctuary and Swede Hollow. Toilets available ½ way through hike.
Treats: Brunson’s Pub, 956 Payne Ave.
Tuesday, 09/04/18, Judy Nelson, 651-738-1972,
Meeting Location: Meet at the intersection of Ripley & Manton, in Maplewood near Wakefield Lake Park
Directions: A block from Barkley, off Frost Ave. Park along the streets in the area.
Hike Description: We will hike around Wakefield Lake, parts of the Gateway & Bruce Vento Trails.
Sunday, 09/09/18, Frances Rongstad, 651-770-1232,
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Quinny's, 3140 Century Ave. N., Mahtomedi
Directions: Just North of #694. Century Ave has several names on maps, but 694 and 36 label the exits as Century Ave.
Hike Description: . We’ll hike the Katherine Abbott Trail, woods and neighborhoods
Treats: Quinny's Sports Bar and Pub
Tuesday, 09/11/18, Bernie Wildes, 651-770-2572,
Meeting Location: Meet in the East parking lot of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1616 Olive St. W. in Stillwater (entrance off Brick St.)
Directions: From MN-36, exit on Stillwater Blvd (MN-5), turn north towards Stillwater. When Stillwater Blvd turns and it becomes Olive St., the Lutheran church is on the left. Park in the lot past the church with the entrance on Brick St.
Hike Description: A walk on the Lake McKusick Trail.
Treats: From Bernie’s trunk
Sunday, 09/16/18, Annual Wiener Roast, 1:00 pm, Barb Fitzpatrick, 651-645-7149
Meeting Location: We will meet at the Como Park Fire rings 1340 Como Ave. (formerly Horton) between Hamline & Lexington Pkwy. on the South end of Como Park. Car pooling recommended. Parking is limited.
Hike Description: In the park led by Bill Barrett, followed by the Wiener Roast
Treats: The menu will be the usual hot dogs, etc. with s’mores for dessert. Bring a beverage and a chair. All else will be provided. The cost is $5.00/person paid at the event.
Tuesday, 09/18/18, Liz DeLay, 651-698-7109,
Meeting Location: Meet at Horace Mann Elementary School, 2001 Eleanor Ave. (at Kenneth St.)
Directions: East of Cleveland Ave. in the Highland Park neighborhood.
Hike Description: A neighborhood walk
Treats: At Liz’s house
Sunday, 09/23/18, Barb Fitzpatrick, 651-645-7149,
Meeting Location: Meet at Summit Ave. & Mississippi River Blvd.
Directions: Park on the streets or the small parking lot near the intersection.
Hike Description: We will hike along the river and some residential areas.
Treats: Davanni’s, 41 Cleveland Ave. S
Tuesday, 09/25/18, Vic & Viv Fickling, 651-777-6103,
Meeting Location: Meet on the corner of Beebe and Larpenteur Ave. in Maplewood.
Directions: Between White Bear Ave. and McKnight Rd.
Hike Description: We’ll hike residential, neighborhood & trails.
Sunday, 09/30/18, Vicky Beutel, 651-335-8079,
Meeting Location: Meet at Laurie LaMotte Memorial Park, 5970 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 LaMotte 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