SN: 114525 - 2020 / Y0580

Old Hangtown

Year Round Walk

Placerville, California

El Dorado

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Buttercup Pantry

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

From Wed, Jan 1st, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

Start times: Mon Sun 6:30am to 10pm. Closed Christmas.

Special programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

Long description

Mon - Sun 6:30am to 10pm. Closed Christmas. The very historic, Old Hangtown segment, will take you through downtown, passing many historic buildings including the oldest working hardware store west of the Mississippi and through some residential areas. The 10km continues to a Gold Mine, where the terrain is dirt trails. The 14km segment is out and back over Weber Creek, the Rails to Trails part of the old Southern Pacific Railroad, Sacramento to Placerville line. It has 5, 10, and 14km options, and is suitable for strollers, but not wheelchairs.

Distance: Distance 20/10/5km, Rating: 3C

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: medium

Wheelchairs: NO


Please do not interrupt staff if they are waiting on customers or ask them volkssport questions. This walk is part of the Old Lincoln Highway. *Historic Old Hangtown 10km 3C no strollers, *Historic Old Hangtown 5km -1A strollers medium because of a down flight of stairs, *Weber Creek, Rails to Trails 14,10, 5km - 1A

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box

222 Main Street, Placerville, CA 95667. From Sacramento take 1-50 eastbound to Placerville, exit Right at Spring St./CA 49. Turn Left onto Main St. Buttercup Pantry is on the Right. From Lake Tahoe, take 1-50 westbound, to Placerville. At 2nd stoplight turn Left onto Spring St./CA 49, then turn Left onto Main St.. Pantry is on the Right. The walk box is behind the counter, just ask an employee for it.

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