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The Emerald City Wanderers
Seattle, Washington

We are a walking club which hosts non-competitive walking events for fun, fitness, and friendship.  We’re a Seattle-based chapter of America’s Walking Club, and our club is known as the “Holiday Club” because we sponsor organized walking events on or near holidays – New Year’s Eve and Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Labor Day, and Halloween.   We also host many self-guided year-round-walks in Seattle.

Walk With Us – Our Next Event

Join us for a walk to celebrate Halloween!  Take in the autumn colors on this beautiful walk, which starts at Remlinger Farms, and continues along the Snoqualmie Valley Trail, through the quaint downtown of Carnation, to finish back at Remlinger Farms.  Be creative and dress up in your Halloween costume – there will be prizes!

Date:  Saturday, October 30, 2021.

Time:  Registration table open 9:00 to noon.  Finish by 3:00 p.m.

Description:  Walk on dirt/gravel trails around Remlinger Farm, along the Snoqulamie Valley Railroad Trail, and through the town of Carnation.  Enjoy views of the Tolt River and Cascade Mountains.  You may wish to stop in at the Cascade Rose Alpaca Farm which borders the 10K route (visitors pay entry fee).  Choose from 10K or 5K route, both rated 1B.

Start Location:
Remlinger Farms
32610 NE 32nd St.
Carnation, WA 98014

Address:
32610 NE 32nd St., Carnation, WA 98104.

Driving Directions:
From I-90:  exit 22, toward Preston-Fall City.  Continue 4 miles to Fall City.  At the T-intersection, turn right and cross the bridge.  Then use the round-about and take the second right, onto northbound SR-203.  Continue 5 miles to NE 32nd St. and turn right to Remlinger Farms.  Follow the signs to the parking area, adjacent to the Farm Store.

From I-5 or I-405:  exit onto SR-520 east toward Redmond (toll for drivers from I-5 to cross the 520 bridge – alternatively, use I-90 directions above).  Exit at Redmond Way / SR-202.  Turn right on SR-202 and continue for 7.5 miles.  Turn left on NE Tolt Hill Rd. and continue to SR-203.  Cross SR-203, where NE Tolt Hill Rd. becomes NE 32nd St.  Continue on NE 32nd to Remlinger Farms.  Follow the signs to the parking area, adjacent to the Farm Store.

Comments:  Water and restrooms at start.  Route is not suitable for wheelchair users or strollers.  Pets not permitted in Farm Buildings.  Those in costume may register for prize drawings.

Award:  A patch in honor of AVA National Volkssport Month, designed by Dorman Batson.  Patch is $8.00, which includes IVV credit.  25 available.  No reorders.

 

Next Membership Meeting:

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Join us for our virtual meeting, held online.  All are welcome!  For more information, send a note to Mike.

Take one of our Walking Challenges:

LIGHT RAIL WALKS CHALLENGE PROGRAM:  Beginning in 2019 we joined with several other clubs to sponsor the Light Rail Challenge, which features walks originating from Light Rail stations from Angle Lake to the UW.  Details: Light Rails Challenge

NATIONAL PARK ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL PROGRAM: In 2016, the National Park Service celebrated its Centennial – 100 Years!  The Emerald City Wanderers club sponsors an AVA Special Program to honor that Centennial.  More details here.