Dutch Heritage Walk
Year Round Walk
SN: 117963 - 2021 / Y1186
From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021
Start box available: Daily, dawn to dusk
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.
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.
Distance: 5K & 10K, Rating: 1B
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
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.
Greater Des Moines Volkssport Assn. (AVA-0250)
Event website: iowaswalkingclub.org
Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.