This walk goes through a older section of Portland, now a zany historic district. You will see the Paul Bunyan statue.

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Kenton - From Old to New

Year Round Walk

SN: 126089 - 2024 / Y0847

when is the event

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

Start box available: 7am to 11pm Daily

Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option

where is the event

Portland, 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

Great Lakes, Great Fun, Great Fitness, Great Friendships


CC: Multnomah County


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

Event comments

Ask for the Walk Box at the Customer Service Counter. This walk is also on the OSB.Challenges: AVA - Centurion & Fifty States. WOC - Engines, Entertainment, Historic Homes, Palm Trees, Park, Pedestrian Bridge, Playground, Railroad, Roses, Statues.WASHINGTON STATE CHALLENGES: Restaurants (Mexican) & SchoolsEssential Services, Medical Facilities & Sustenance Providers. Walking Companions (Pets) are Not Allowed in the Fred Meyer Store.THIS IS A "MAIL-IN FEES ONLY" WALKING EVENT!!Public Transit Info @ www.trimet.org

conditions for the event

Rating: 1B, Distance: 5, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

Enjoy a part of Portland built as a company town. Now a zany, historic district, view the old hotel and fashionable homes before strolling along a waterway and into a nature park. Return through New Columbia, the redevelopment of a neighborhood (Vanport) originally built to house defense workers, which flooded in 1948 when the dike broke. Available 7am to 11pm, daily. This PSB is a “mail in fees” walk.


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:

7404 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR, at the corner of N Interstate and N Lombard. I-5 NORTHBOUND: (Exit 305B Lombard West Exit) RIGHT on Lombard (West) a Short distance to the Fred Meyer Parking Lot on LEFT. I-5 SOUTHBOUND: (Exit 304 Rosa Parks Way) Right on Rosa Parks Way to Interstate. Right on Interstate to Fred Meyer Entrance on your Right, just before the Traffic Light at Lombard St. PLEASE PARK IN THE BACK AREAS OF THE PARKING LOT!Go to the Customer Service Counter and ask for the "Walk Box", it is a black file tote box.

Maps phrase and directions link

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Fred Meyer Store 7404 N Interstate Ave Portland, OR 97217

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.