SN: 114749 - 2020 / Y1352

Historical

Year Round Walk

Hosted in a traditional start box

Huntsville, Texas

Wigwam/Neosho Gift Shop behind Steamboat House in Sam Houston Memorial Museum Complex

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

Open from Tu-Sat 9am-4:30pm, Sun Noon-4:30pm. Closed on Mon.

Special programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

Long description

Historical sites include Sam Houston Memorial Park and Museum, Dept. of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State Univ., Sam Houston Grave and Monument, Oakwood Cemetery, the Courthouse, and Gibbs Powel Museum. Open Tue-Sat 9am- 4:30pm, Sun Noon-4:30pm. Closed on Mon.

Distance: 10km/5km, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: Hard

Comments

Walk Box is at Information Desk in gift shop. The current complex of 18 acres contains ten buildings and is divided between areas of natural woodland and landscaped spaces adjacent to the historic buildings. "Lake Oolooteka" is an artificial pond named in honor of Sam Houston's adoptive Cherokee Indian father. The lake was constructed in the shape of the state of Texas by the W.P.A. in 1936. The stone fence surrounding the park on 19 Street was also constructed by the W.P. A. Closed on most major holidays.

Awards and fees: A Award

Driving to the start box

1400 19th, 77340, 936-294-3671. From I-45 take exit 116: going SOUTH turn LEFT on 11th/HWY30/190E, going NORTH turn right on 11th. Turn right on Sam Houston, continue to 19th St. Turn right on 19th St to Steamboat House (on right) . Turn right, in front of Steamboat House to Gift Shop on the left.

Houston Happy Hikers

Event website: houstonhappyhikers.com

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