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Historic Downtown Walk

Year Round Walk

SN: 120175 - 2022 / Y1118

when is the event

From Sun, Jan 2nd, 2022 to Dec 31st, 2022

Start box available: T-F 9am-5pm Sat 8am-5pm Sun 1pm-5pm Closed Mon.

Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option

where is the event

Weslaco, Texas

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

Town Halls / City Halls


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

There is parking around the Gibson Park area. Weslaco is in Hidalgo County at 26933N 975915 W. The Valley Nature Center's 6-acre park is home to a wide variety of native plants and animals. The aim is to protect local plant species diversity as well as to make diverse food and habitat available for resident and migratory wildlife. Weslaco was known during WWII as the "sandbagging capital of the world." The city also was known a the Neon City because businesses used neon signage dating back to the late 1800's. Many of these are still in use today. Closed on all major holidays.

conditions for the event

Rating: 1A, Distance: 5, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: No

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Medium

Event information

The walk goes past the Frontera Audubon Nature Center, through the historic downtown, past the restored railroad depot, a bakery, a 1928 water tower that is now a theater, churches, and the library. Open T-F 9am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm,


how to get to the event

OSB - First register for the event

The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.

This event also has a physical start box. These are the driving directions:

301 S. Border AVE, Weslaco, TX 78599.From I-2 take the exit Highway 88 or Texas Blvd. From the west, turn RIGHT and from the east, turn LEFT. Follow Texas Blvd across a set of railroad tracks to West 4th. Turn RIGHT on West 4th to Border AVE. Turn RIGHT on Border AVE for one block then RIGHT into Gibson Park. The Valley Nature Center is located at the back of Gibson Park. Closed on Mondays.

Maps phrase and directions link

The address / location has not been set.

PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.

event sponsor

Texas Volkssport Assn. (AAA-TX)

point of contact

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