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Madison Convention Olbrich Gardens Walk

Details

Dates 6/26/2021 - 7/3/2021
City / State Madison, Wisconsin
Event Name Olbrich Gardens Walk
Event Type Seasonal Walk
Event ID 2021/Y
Distance - Trail Ratings 10K or 5K 1A
Description NOTE: This is a linear walk, not a loop. On July 2nd you will be taken by bus to Olbrich Gardens and walk back to the Concourse Hotel. The walk begins at the Gardens. Olbrich has 16 acres of beautiful display gardens, an indoor tropical conservatory and a spectacular Thai Pavilion and Garden. The route back to the Concourse is mostly through very nice residential areas and city parks. Highlights include a Lizard Efficy Mound, the Yahara River, a lock and dam, and several points of historical interest.
Amenities

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

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Start Times Registration 8 am - 10:30 am, finish by 2 pm. Buses depart Concourse Hotel from 8:45 am to 10:45 am. This walk's primary date is July 2. To walk other dates check with any convention start point information table.
Location Concourse Hotel
Start Point / Driving Directions 1 W Dayton St
Madison, Wisconsin N43.07574 W89.38676

From Hwy 12/14/18/151, EXIT 263 North on John Nolen Dr about 1.5 miles, crossing parts of Lake Monona. Turn LEFT on Broom St for 1/2 mile, then RIGHT on Johnson St for 1/3 mile. Turn RIGHT on Wisconsin Ave for 1 block. StartPoint will be on your RIGHT at corner of Dayton St. There are 3 parking facilities within 4 blocks of the hotel. Restrooms and water are available at Start Point & along route.
Awards & Fees Pre-registration for this walk and award can be done through ava. org.
All walkers: $3
Host Club Madison Area Volkssport Association
Contact Russ Crane
Website dairylandwalkers.com
Email Contact rwcrane1926@charter.net