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Oconomowoc Walk

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Host Club:
Dairyland Walkers
AVA Sanction #: 2017/107893
Dates: July 22, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Start Location: Maxim's at the Oconomowoc Depot
Location: 115 E Collins Street, Oconomowoc, WI 53066 N 43.10951 W 089.49843
Hours: Start from 8:00 am to noon. Finish by 3:00 pm.
Distance: 10K and 5K
Rating: 1A The walk will be suitable for both wheelchairs and strollers.
Special Programs: City Parks, Ice Cream Parlors, Post Office, State Street Sashay, Walk the USA A-Z: Oconomowoc, Walk the USA Street By Street: Jefferson, Juneau, St. Paul, Walk Paths of Inventions, Water Fountains, Wisconsin Counties - Waukesha
Directions: From I-94 take Hwy 67 (exit 282) towards Oconomowoc. You will be driving north on Summit Avenue. Follow Summit Avenue to Main Street. Turn right (east) on Main Street and continue one block to Collins Street. Turn right on Collins and just across the train tracks you will see Maxim's.
Parking: Free parking is available in the city public lot across the street from the restaurant.
Description: Our starting point is the unique old Oconomowoc train depot built in 1896. As well as now being a restaurant it is the home of a scale model railroad display operated by volunteers. The walk will give you a glimpse into Oconomowoc's past when it was known as the "Newport of the West". You will pass the palatial summer homes around Fowler Lake built by the wealthy during the period 1870 to 1930's. On Main Street the many historic buildings are now home to unique boutiques and restaurants. Four parks are featured on the walk with the most interesting being the Veterans Memorial Park honoring soldiers from the War of 1812 to the present day.
Awards & Fees: There will be no pre-registration or award for this walk. Credit Only: $3.00 Youth/Adult Non-Credit: $2.00
Pets: Leashed pets are permitted.
Amenities: Restrooms and water are available at the start point and along the trail.
Contact: Bonnie Hamer, W 6844 Hwy 12, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538, (920) 563-3481, bonnie4walk@yahoo.com
Disclaimers: Madison Area Volkssport Association, the AVA, and starting point businesses are not liable for accidents, thefts, personal injury and/or material damage. All attempts will be made to create a safe and enjoyable event. Participants accept the guidelines of AVA Volkssport events and agree to observe the principles of good sportsmanship. Each participant is asked to sign a waiver from liability before the walk.