WASHOUGAL WATERFRONT PARK WALK

Sanction No. NW17/105747

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017

START/FINISH:  Washougal Waterfront Park, (due east of) 24 South A Street; Washougal, Washington. Note:  Park does not yet have an address. Address given is the offices for Port of Camas/Washougal. Washougal Waterfront Park is a short distance directly east, along the Columbia River.

TIMES:  Start any time between 9am and 1pm; Finish by 4pm

DISTANCE and RATING:  10km (6.2 miles) or 5km (3.1 miles), both rated 1B.

TRAIL DESCRIPTION:  Route includes small town neighborhoods and parks, Parkersville National Historic Site, and features the beautiful Columbia and Washougal Rivers, beginning from the new Washougal Waterfront Park. Also enjoy the very popular Washougal River Greenway loop, never before volkswalked. Surfaces include road shoulders, sidewalks, paved paths, and natural trails.

HATPIN:  "B" awards and prior events' hatpins will be available.

FEES:  AVA Credit Only is $3; AWW club members are $2. No refunds. Non-credit walkers are welcome to participate at no charge. All must register, carry, and return a start card.

COMFORTWater and restrooms at registration area and along the route.  Pets permitted; owners must obey all leash and clean up laws. OK for strollers. Not suitable for wheelchairs. 

WALK CHALLENGESESVA:  All Clubs; Clark County; Womb to Tomb.  AVA:  America’s Ports of Call; Bridges; Points of Reference; Take a Walk in a City Park; Volcanoes.

NEW WALKERS:  This event is part of the AVA Achievement Awards Program. Participants can earn event and/or distance credits, then redeem completed books for a certificate, patch, and hatpin after certain milestones are achieved. Special New Walker Packets, including discount coupons at a bargain price, will be available at the registration table.

ELIGIBILITY:  This event is sanctioned by the American Volkssport Association, a member of the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV), and counts toward the acquisition of IVV achievement awards. Everyone is welcome to participate. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

DISCLAIMER:  Although every effort will be made to make this a safe and enjoyable event, the sponsors are not liable for accidents, injuries, thefts and other material damages. By registering for this event, each participant agrees to accept the guidelines for Volkssport events published by the American Volkssport Association (AVA) and to observe the principles of good sportsmanship. This event will be held regardless of weather; adverse weather may increase the rating. 

DIRECTIONS:  I-5: Exit #1A. I-205: Exit #27. Take SR14 East to Camas/Washougal, exit #14 (500 West/Union St./Second St.). At end of ramp, straight at roundabout. RIGHT at second roundabout, following signs to 2nd Street South. Straight at stop sign (A Street, unmarked) into Washougal Waterfront Park. If lot is full, return through lot (there is a turn-around) to the stop sign and turn right past gate into gravel overflow parking lot.

CONTACT INFORMATIONEmail Jan Breneman or phone (360) 835-9686 Home; or (360) 356-4220 Cell.

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