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Cooke County Walk - 2022 Only
SN: 121505 - 2022 / Y3088
Starting Thu, May 5th, 2022 until Dec 31st, 2022
Start times: Dawn to 3 hrs before dark, 7 days/wk.
Hosted on the Online Start Box (OSB) only
WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.
CC: Cooke County
7 miles from Oklahoma, Gainesville was founded in 1850. Early growth came from supplying cattle drives as they headed north. Secondary growth came as railroad brought supplies to ranchers and farmers. Soldiers trained at Camp Howze during WWII.
Rating: 1A, Distance: 5, 10km
Walks pass 1910 Cooke County Courthouse, the Morton Museum of Cooke County (learn about Camp Howze and the Gainesville Community Circus), the historic Santa Fe Station and Depot Museum (the station is still in use by Amtrak), and the new Farmers Market. Beautiful, well-kept, historic homes demonstrate Gainesvilles wealh from the 1880's to 1930's.
Awards: IVV CREDIT ONLY
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.
Texas County Walkers, Inc. (AVA-0955)
Event website: www.walktx.org
Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.