Watkinsville is affectionately known as the Artland of Georgia. The Eagle Tavern opened in 1801 as a stagecoach stop and the tavern sits in the middle of downtown on its original site.

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Year Round Walk

SN: 124852 - 2024 / Y3259

when is the event

From Mon, Jan 1st, 2024 to Dec 31st, 2024

Start times: Dawn to Dusk

Hosted on the Online Start Box (OSB) only

where is the event

Watkinsville, Georgia

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

None provided

CC: Oconee County


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

Event comments

The walk route begins and ends in downtown Watkinsville. The Oconee County Welcome Center is near the start point at 10 Water Street. You will walk through older and newer neighborhoods and through the trails of Watkinsville Woods. WirePark, an old mill complex converted to a local, small business shopping center is also on the route. The Eagle Tavern Museum at 26 N Main Street is near the end of your walk.

conditions for the event

Rating: 1B, Distance: 6, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

The route includes trails through Watkinsville Woods, WirePark and downtown Watkinsville. All walk events are $4.


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 or the maps phrase below, if provided by the club. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.

Maps phrase and directions link

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10 Water Street, Watkinsville, Georgia

The above maps phrase is only provided for planning purposes. The downloaded event directions provide detailed directions to the starting point and possible alternate start point locations. THERE IS NO PHYSICAL START BOX AT THIS LOCATION.

event sponsor

Southeast Striders Walking Club (AVA-0991)

Event website: southeaststriderswalkingclub.org

point of contact

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