SN: 114336 - 2020 / Y0785
Elk Grove Creek Watershed
Year Round Walk
Elk Grove, California
Peet's Coffee & Tea
From Wed, Jan 1st to Thu, Dec 31st
Open from Must start and finish during daylight hours.
Ice Cream Parlors
Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk
Walking the USA A - Z
Peet's Coffee is open daily Sun-Sat 6am-7pm; call for holiday hours. Start box is on floor near front door. If you don't see the walk box, ask an employee; often they take it to the back room. Water/restrooms are at the start/midpoint/finish. This route consists of 2 loops, the 1st loop is 5k with an optional 1k loop, the 2nd loop is 6k. Enjoy the peacefulness of paved paths along Elk Grove Creek's seasonal watershed; home to salamanders, turtles, frogs, egrets, great blue herons, and the endangered Swainson hawk. Also explore Elk Grove's new Rain Garden; the 1st in California, designed for water conservation and to showcase native, drought-resistant plants. This route is in its prime late winter through spring when the creek and ponds are full and wildlife is at its peak. The optional 1k loop tops the new bike bridge over Hwy 99, rated 2A.
Distance: 5k, 6k, 11k, 12k, Rating: 1A
CA Counties: Sacramento. (5k = 3.11 miles, 6k = 3.73 miles, 11k = 6.84 miles, 12k = 7.46 miles)
Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only
Driving to the start box
8234 Laguna Blvd, Ste #100, Elk Grove, CA 95758, (916) 683-7191. Take Hwy 99 south from Sacramento. Exit Laguna Blvd (west). Left at 1st stoplight using the right-hand turn lane onto Laguna Springs Dr, quick right after gas station into small shopping center, right at Leatherby's, Peet's is last business on the left. Please leave closest parking stalls for Peet's customers. Park left of Leatherby's.
Sacramento Walking Sticks
Event website: www.SacramentoWalkingSticks.org