Year Round Walk
SN: 117969 - 2021 / Y0021
From Sat, Jan 2nd, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021
Start box available: Dawn to dusk
Des Moines, Iowa
The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:
909 Robert D Ray Dr, Des Moines, IA
WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.
Walking the United States - Capitals
Walking with America's Veterans
The trail goes through the Capitol Gardens, around the State Capitol and several war memorials on the Capitol grounds. It tours the East Village featuring unique shops and eateries and crosses the river to go through downtown Des Moines and the Pappajohn Sculpture Park and recrosses the Des Moines River on the Principal Riverwalk pedestrian bridge. Botanical Garden open 10 am- 5 pm. Closed on Mondays and holidays.
Distance: 6k & 7k & 11k, Rating: 1A
Walk box is in the alcove to your right when you walk in the door. Please contact Deb for walk directions if you would like to do the walk outside of stated hours. This walk is part of Iowa's Walking Club County Program, Polk County.
Awards and fees: B Award
Driving to the start box
909 Robert D Ray Dr. From W I-235 Exit E 6th St go right (S) to Des Moines St. Turn right on Des Moines St 5 blocks to Robert D Ray Dr and turn right. From E I-235 Exit E 6th St go left (S) to Des Moines St. Turn right on Des Moines St 5 blocks to Robert D Ray Dr and turn right.
Greater Des Moines Volkssport Assn. (AVA-0250)
Event website: iowaswalkingclub.org
Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.