2021

North Platte is a railroad town that is rich in history & maintains a distinct western lifestyle. The history of the old west, the railroad, & western migration all flow through North Platte.

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WHAT IS THE EVENT

Historic

Year Round Walk

SN: 116689 - 2021 / Y0125

when is the event

From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: Dawn T0 Dusk

Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option

where is the event

North Platte, Nebraska

The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

1421 S. Dewey St., North Platte, NE.

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

Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk

Rockin' Around the Clock

Walking with America's Veterans

CC: Lincoln County

       Info

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

Event comments

None provided

conditions for the event

Distance: 5 KM & 10 KM, Rating: 1B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: No

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

The walk goes across and along the South Platte River; through parks; and past architecturally historic homes, a children's museum and the North Platte Canteen located along the main rail line of the Union Pacific. The Canteen and citizens of North Platte hosted over 6 million GIs during WWII as they passed through! Complete this interesting walk by viewing historic St. Mary's Hospital, the Neville Center, the Pawnee Hotel and a fire station. The Old Lincoln Highway is part of this route, as is a western mural reminding you that you are "Out West". Primarily on paved walkways, sidewalks and streets.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

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:

1421 S. Dewey St., North Platte, NE. From I-80 Exit 177 (Hwy 83) travel north approximately 3/4 mile on Hwy 83 which becomes Dewey St.. After passing over the South Platte River, turn right at the first traffic light which is Leota St.. On your left is Kwik Stop, you can turn left into the fueling area and drive around the east side of the store to get to the parking lot on the north side of the building.

Maps phrase and directions link

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1421 S. Dewey St., North Platte, NE.

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

Nebraska Wander Freunde Trailblazers (AVA-0016)

Event website: www.netrailblazers.club

point of contact

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