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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

Trick or Treat Trek  –  Saturday, October 31  –  Remlinger Farms, Carnation

Take in the autumn colors with a pastoral walk through Remlinger Farms, along the Snoqualmie Valley Rail Trail, and through the quaint town of Carnation.  The 10K and 13K routes include a visit to a local alpaca farm.  Three walk options:  5K, 10K, and 13K, all rated 1B.  Be creative and dress up in your Halloween costume – there will be prizes!

Register:  Remlinger Farms, October 31, from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  Finish by 3:00 p.m.

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

From I-90 eastbound, take exit 22 (Preston / Fall City).  Turn left to cross over I-90.  At the stop sign, turn right onto SE High Pt Way, and continue 4.5 miles through the towns of Preston and Fall City.  In Fall City, at the stop sign / intersection with SR-202, turn right (“East – North Bend”).  Almost immediately, look for the sign for SR-203 “North – Carnation” and take the second right of the round-about, onto SR-203 northbound.  Continue 5 miles, and then turn right onto NE 32nd St to Remlinger Farms.  Follow the signs to the parking area, adjacent to the Farm Store.  Alternate directions from the northend:  from I-405 exit onto SR-520 eastbound toward Redmond.  Exit at Redmond Way / SR-202.  Turn right on SR-202 and continue for 7.5 miles.  Turn left on Tolt Hill Rd. and continue to SR-203.  Cross SR-203, onto NE 32nd St. to Remlinger Farms.

A colorful embroidered patch designed by Dorman Batson commemorating the event will be available for purchase.

 

Next Membership Meeting:

Thursday, November 12, 2020 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.