Beautiful views into WA and the Columbia River. Lots of old stairs, paths. Waterfront awaiting redevelopment. Future opportunities for walking.Fun town to explore. Check out Dari-Delish ice-cream.

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St Helens Mixed

Year Round Walk

SN: 121005 - 2022 / Y1962

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View from Grey Cliffs Waterfront Park
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Future Riverfront development site. For now it is walkable.
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when is the event

From Mon, Jan 3rd, 2022 to Dec 31st, 2022

Start box available: Daily - dawn to dusk

Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option

where is the event

St Helens, Oregon

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

Little Free Libraries

Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk

Rockin' Around the Clock

Town Halls / City Halls

CC: Columbia County


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

Event comments

Event also qualifies for WOC - Mountains, Antique Shops, Waterways, Watering Holes, Landmarks, City Hall, Park, Ped Bridge, Playground, Railroad, River, Salon/Spa, Statues, Trail, Trial, Unique, Used, FaXes, TaXes, Zones & Worldwide Bakery ESVA - Historic Train Station, Essential Services, Medical Facilities & Sustenance Providers. This walk is on the OSB and has a PSB location.

conditions for the event

Rating: 2B, Distance: 5, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: No

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

Daily, dawn to dusk. The 5K is rated 2A and the 10K is rated 2C and is not for strollers or wheelchairs. The route goes through historic downtown St. Helens by the old and new courthouses, along the Columbia River, through the National Register Historic District, through several small parks and neighborhoods. On the 10 K walk, the trails through Nob Hill and the Botanical Garden are nature trails and not paved. Great views of the Columbia River from several different locations.


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:

Register at: 795 Lower Columbia River Hwy, St Helens, OR, from Portland, go North on Hwy 30 to St Helens. Safeway is on left. From Longview/Rainier area, follow Hwy 30 to Safeway on right. Follow directions above. Drive to walk start. Driving directions at registration point. Ask at Customer Service or ask one of the clerks for the walk box.

Maps phrase and directions link

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Safeway Store 795 Lower Columbia River Hwy St Helens, OR 97051

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

Columbia River Volkssport Club (AVA-0242)

Event website: www.walking4fun.org

point of contact

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