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Janesville

Details

Dates 4/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State Janesville, WI
Event Name City Walk
Event Type Seasonal Walk
Event ID 2017/Y0436
Distance - Trail Ratings 10K - 2A
Description The trail is on paved city streets, sidewalks, and graveled/paved paths. The walk will take you through the downtown area, crossing the Rock River, past historic residences, the Rock County Courthouse, the beautiful Rotary Gardens, and the church site where Abraham Lincoln attended services and the site of a 1960 John F. Kennedy campaign stop. A portion of the route is on an abandoned rail bed. Route also passes by the site where a band of Sauk and Fox Indians. led by Blackhawk, camped during the Blackhawk War. Rotary Gardens charges an admission fee. The route does not require you to enter the main gardens. Route passes through the "Entrance Garden" and several plantings in and around the parking area.
Amenities

Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium| Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes

Special Programs Cities in Song
Honoring Our Flag
You'll Never Walk Alone
Walk the USA A-Z - Letter “J”
Wisconsin Counties - Rock County
Start Times Daily, dawn to dusk.
Start Point / Driving Directions Stop-N-Go
1604 E Racine Street
Janesville, Wisconsin
N42° 40.7232′ W89° 0.1573′

From I-39/90 take Exit 175A (E Racine Street). Proceed west one mile on E Racine Street to second stop light.
Stop-N-Go is on the left at corner of Racine and Randall Avenue.
Awards & Fees $3.00 Adult- Credit
$2.00 Youth or non Credit Adult
No award available for this walk.
Host Club Madison Area Volkssport Association
Contact Dave Riyeff, (608) 756-1599, 1415 Clark Street, Jamesville, WI 53545 kriyeff@hotmail.com.
Email Contact riyeff.dave@mail.da.state.wi.us