SN: 116866 - 2021 / Y1568

what is the event

Beach

Year Round Walk

where is the event

Port Aransas, Texas

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

The Place Hotel

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

when is the event

From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: Daily, 7:30am to 3 hours before dusk!

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Ice Cream Parlors

State Capital

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

The walk goes along the Gulf of Mexico and a long distance on the beach. Returning through neighborhoods, past historic buildings, restaurants, and souvenir shops.

conditions for the event

Distance: 10km/6km, Rating: 1B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: NO

Wheelchairs: NO

Comments

During the 1919 Hurricane which ravaged Corpus Christi , the island residents made their way to the highest point on the island, which is just off the beach near the current location of the UT Marine Science Institute, where they huddled and prayed for the hurricane to abate. Their prayers were answered and they survived. Texas Special Programs: Texas Coastal Cities & Rio Grande Valley, and Walk Texas

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

445 W. Cotter AVE, Port Aransas, TX 78373. Telphone: 361-416-1414. Cross the FREE ferry to Port Aransas, then follow TX-361 (Piper BLVD) for 0.1 miles to W. Cotter AVE. Stay on W. Cotter AVE for 0.1 miles. The Place Hotel is on the RIGHT. The Walk Box is located in Lobby. Open daily at 7:30am.

event sponsor

Selma Pathfinders

Event website: None

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.