September 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 7pm., go approx. 3 miles and last approx. 1 hour.


Click on the underlined address for a hike to bring up a Google Map.  Get directions from your home or current location.  Access Website from your phone to get directions when you drive.  (Need Google Maps)

Sunday 9/5/21, Lyle Mowery 651-503-3395

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot before the Pool & Yacht Club. 1600 Lilydale Rd., St Paul.

Directions: If lot is full park in the P & Y Club parking lot.
From I-35 exit North on Hwy 13 to first right turn, go to the bottom of the hill and park in lots noted.

Hike Description: We will hike paved trails following the MS River to historic Mendota or to St Paul’s High Bridge, depending on conditions.

Treats: Axel’s restaurant.

Tuesday, 9/7/2021, Sharon Heaton 612-581-4638 & Bernie Wildes 612-598-8792

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot of Cal’s Pizza Factory, 2137 N. Division St, No St. Paul

Directions: Corner of Co Rd B & Century Ave) - N. St. Paul.

Hike Description: We will hike to and around the Oakdale Nature Preserve.

Treats: Pizza Factory

Sunday 9/12/21, Don & Sue Crawford, 651-770-2479

Meeting Location: Meet at the north end of the Maplewood Library parking lot, 3025 Southlawn Dr.,

Directions:  Between Beam Ave. and County D

Hike Description: The hike will be on sidewalks and paved trails near Maplewood Mall.

Treats: Don and Sue’s car.

Tuesday 9/14/21, Judy Nelson 651-738-1972

Meeting Location: Meet at the east end of the Woodbury Culver’s parking lot, 520 Woodbury Dr. 

Directions: Take I-94 east to Woodbury Dr. (exit 251), go south, take a right on Commerce, then a left to Culver’s, across the street from Sam’s Club.

Hike Description: We will hike around Markgraf’s Lake and trails in the area.

Treats: Culver’s

Sunday 9/19/21, Wiener Roast at Como Park Fire Rings -- 1:00 pm, Barb Fitzpatrick 651.645.7149

Meeting Location: Meet by the Como Park Fire rings on Como Avenue. (formerly Horton Ave.) between Hamline & Lexington Pkwy, the south end of Como Park.

Directions:  The whole event will begin at 1:00, starting with the hike.

Hike Description: Jeanne Shankle and Lyle Mowery will lead the hike.

Treats: Wiener Roast after the hike.  The cost will be $5.00, paid at the event. Bob and Mary
Tholkes will provide the firewood and build the fire.

Tuesday 9/21/21, Vern Pearson, 651.772.4984

Meeting Location: Meet at Lakewood Hills Park, 2150 Orchard Ln., White Bear Lake

Directions:  Take 61 N to I-694 E, right exit 50, White Bear Ave and turn north. Take a right at
Orchard Ln. Look for small signs, “White Bear Arena and “Lakewood Hills” on the
right. Turn right on the Park Drive and park by the frisbee golf course.

Hike Description: We will be hiking the trails in the park.

Treats: They have a nice picnic area for the treats and we can take the gravel road back to the area after the hike.

Sunday 9/26/21, Rick & Rose Nelson 651.283.5241

Meeting Location: Meet at the Jensen Lake Trailhead at Lebanon Hills Regional Park in Eagan, 1398
Carriage Hills Dr.

Directions: We will meet near the pavilion/restroom.

Hike Description: The hike will be on wooded paths and boardwalks.

Treats: In the park from Rose and Rick.

Tuesday 09/28/21, Sandy & Brock Herlick 651.470.4528

Meet at Lilydale Boat Launch parking lot (Google Maps).   On Apple Maps use 1684 Lilydale Rd., St Paul.

Directions:  From I-35 exit North on Hwy 13 to first right turn, follow the road about .8 mi past the pool & yacht club. The boat launch is on the left.

Hike Description: Hike is combination of  paved and dirt/grass trails.  

Treats: Herlick’s car.