Check out this quaint and serene small town on the shores of Winona Lake with its many historic sites and displays of public art.

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Grace College

Year Round Walk

SN: 125452 - 2024 / Y0647

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Some more Little Free Libraries.
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And, so the fairy dances with a child
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Public art displayed along the canal in Winona Lake
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Old Beachy
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when is the event

From Tue, Jan 2nd, 2024 to Dec 31st, 2024

Start box available: See Event Comments

Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option

where is the event

Winona Lake, Indiana

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

CC: Kosciusko County


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

Event comments

The route consists of village streets and sidewalks beneath old growth hardwoods that will take you along the shores of Winona Lake, through the campus of Grace College, and past a number of historic sites associated with Billy Sunday. (You may even see some ghosts along the route).

conditions for the event

Rating: 2A, Distance: 5(1A), 10, 12km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Event information

Use of alcohol or tobacco products in the community is frowned upon. Restrooms/water available at the Start Point. Insert pages are available in the Start Box - no IVV books. This is a Credit Only Event. Start Point open year round Monday 10 am to 2 pm, Tuesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. ALL times Eastern. The Start Point is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Park in parking area for The Boathouse. Ask for the Volksmarch Box at the Winona Mercantile. ALTERNATE POC: Charles Frisinger at charliefris@embarqmail.com


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:

From the intersection of US 30 and Center St. turn west onto Center St. to head into Warsaw. At the intersection of Center St. & Argonne Rd. (second stoplight), turn left and follow the signs into Winona without leaving the road. After passing under the rail trestle continue straight on Park Ave. As you go into Winona Lake, you will see The Boathouse on your right. The Winona Mercantile is located in The Boathouse.

Maps phrase and directions link

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Winona Mercantile, 700 Park Avenue, Winona Lake, Indiana 46590

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

Hoosier Hikers (AVA-0723)

point of contact

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