Stroll in the Smelt Capital of the World, enjoy a pleasant section of a slough dike trail and feel the vibrancy of this port community along the Columbia River.
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City and Dike
Year Round Walk
SN: 122676 - 2023 / Y0059
From Sun, Jan 1st, 2023 to Dec 31st, 2023
Start box available: Daily - dawn to dusk
Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option
WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.
Walking with America's Veterans
CC: Cowlitz County
ESVA: Womb to Tomb and Rivers. OTSVA: Depot, Clock Tower. Walk also available through the OSB.
Rating: 1A, Distance: 5, 10, 17km
Kelso was declared Smelt Capital of the World in 1956. Walk past Post Office(NRHP), Train Station, thru downtown and on two dike paths, with an additional 9K option. The alt 10K is on the Coweeman Slough dike trail. The 5K walks thru town.
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.
This event also has a physical start box. These are the driving directions:
510 Kelso Drive, Kelso, WA 98626. From I-5 Northbound: Take exit 39. Turn Left going under I-5, then immediately turn Right onto Kelso Drive. Turn Left into the Hotel parking lots. Ask for the Walk Box at the Registration Desk. Southbound: Take exit 39 and turn left at light. Follow directions above. Walk daily, dawn to dusk.
Maps phrase and directions link
Click "GO" to bring up the directions on Google maps.
Red Lion Hotel, 510 S Kelso Dr, Kelso WA 98626
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.
Vancouver USA Volkssporters (AVA-0557)
Event website: vusav.club
Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.