what is the event

Dutch Heritage Walk

Year Round Walk

SN: 117963 - 2021 / Y1186

when is the event

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

Start box available: Daily, dawn to dusk

where is the event

Pella, Iowa

The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

209 Oskaloosa St, Pella, IA

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

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided


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Long description

This walk is on city sidewalks and multi-purpose trails, but short stretches may require walking in the street. Along the trail will be shaded residential areas, Central College Campus, parks, Dutch windmills and canal, step-gabled buildings and Dutch bakeries. Daily, dawn to dusk.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5K & 10K, Rating: 1B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Easy

Wheelchairs: Medium


The first Thurs, Fri and Sat in May is the Tulip Time Festival when locals dress in Dutch costumes to wash the streets and have parades and celebrate thir Dutch Heritage. Thousands of tulips are in bloom all around Pella.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

209 Oskaloosa St. (Bus 163). Pella IA. From Des Moines take Hwy 163 E to exit 42, go left (N) to Oskaloosa St and turn right. From the E follow business 163 to Oskaloosa St.

event sponsor

Greater Des Moines Volkssport Assn. (AVA-0250)

Event website: iowaswalkingclub.org

point of contact

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