SN: 118348 - 2021 / Y2027

what is the event

McAllen Historic Casa De Palmas Walk

Year Round Walk

where is the event

McAllen, Texas

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

Casa De Palmas 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: Daylight to Dusk

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided

Long description

Walk through part of old town McAllen, past upscale housing, along a very nice bike/hike trail, and through two city parks. In the hotel courtyard is a spectacular tree, the Kigelia pinnata, one of only two in the US.

conditions for the event

Distance: 11km/5km, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: No

Strollers: Easy

Wheelchairs: Easy


The walk is mostly on sidewalks. When walking along the street without sidewalk, please walk facing on-coming traffic. When approaching the desk for the Walk Box, please wait for a clerk who is free so as not to interfere with their functions. Since it is a hotel, they will be busy, especially first thing in the morning and in the late afternoon. The hotel restaurant is open for meals. McAllen is located at 261259N 981411 W and is in Hidalgo County.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

101 N. Main ST, McAllen, TX 78501. FROM US-281 exit onto BUSINESS 83 and drive to Main ST. Turn RIGHT on Main ST, cross the railroad tracks and turn LEFT immediately into the hotel parking garage. Free parking on the 2nd and 3rd floor and an elevator will take you to the first floor lobby area. FROM US-83, take the 10th ST exit and drive to BUSINESS 83 and turn LEFT. Turn RIGHT on Main ST, cross the tracks and turn LEFT into the hotel parking garage. Open daily.

event sponsor

Texas Volkssport Assn. (AAA-TX)

point of contact

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