SN: 115427 - 2020 / Y1225

Year Round Walk

Morganton, North Carolina

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

Judge's Riverside Restaurant.

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: Sun-Th: 11am-9pm; Fri-Sat: 11am - 10pm

Special programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

Long description

SU-TH: 11a-9p, F-SA: 11a-10p. Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving. Rated 2A. Suitable for strollers but not wheelchairs. Walk has four options. Only one event credit even if completing all options. 6/10 Km is along the greenway with views of the Catawba River and through a large park. This is the only option suitable for large wheel wheelchairs. Rated 1A. 11 Km includes historic old neighborhoods with homes from the 1800s through the 1920s, a picturesque downtown area, a beautiful old courthouse and a shaded greenway along the Catawba River. Saucy squirrels on the greenway love peanuts. Rated 2A. 13 Km includes the 11 Km option with additional neighborhoods and the site where Frankie Silver was hung for killing her husband. 21/23 Km is combination of above. Judge's is home of the finest BBQ in western NC. "B" award available. Alternate Start Point: Burke County Visitor Center.

Distance: Distance 23/21/13/10/6km, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: hard

Comments

The Start Point is closed at this time. The Alternate start point is open. (See below) Call ahead to check hours for the Visitor Center. ALTERNATE START POINT: Burke County Visitor Center. 110 E. Meeting St., Morganton, NC 28655; 828-433-6793. M-F: 8-5; SA: seasonal. Closed Sunday and major holidays. Call to make sure of hours. From I-40 take exit 103 (US-64 East) toward Morganton. Follow "Visitor Information" signs. Go 1.5 miles to US-64/70 Business. Turn right and go approx. 1/2 mile passing Sterling St to VC at end of block on right. discoverburkecounty.com

Awards and fees: B Award

Driving to the start box

128 Greenlee Ford Rd., Morganton, NC 28655; 828-433-5798 From I-40, take exit 103 (US-64 E) toward Morganton. Go 3/4 miles and turn left onto Truck US-64. Go 1 mile to light and turn left on US-70 W. In about 1/2 mile, turn right just before First Citizen's bank onto Greenlee Ford Rd. Judge's at the end of road. ALTERNATE START POINT: Burke County Visitor Center 110 E. Meeting St., Morganton, NC 28655; 828-433-6793 From I-40 take exit 103 (US-64 East) toward Morganton. Follow "Visitor Information" signs. Go 1.5 miles to US-64/70 Business. Turn right and go approx. 1/2 mile passing Sterling St to VC at end of block on right.

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