Our next event
September 17, 2016
DISTANCE: 5Km (3.1 miles) & 10Km (6.2 miles)
START/FINISH: The walk begins and ends at O’Brien Park on the NE corner of Parker Road (Hwy 83) and Mainstreet in Parker, Colorado. The Parker Oktoberfest will be held in the park which is in old town Parker. There are several restaurants in the area.
Coordinates: 39.519709, -104.763597
START: 9am-Noon FINISH: By 3pm 5Km GROUP WALK: 10am
SPECIAL PROGRAMS: America’s Bakeries, Animal Safari, Classic Americas Diner, Strutting Down Main Street, Cities in Song, National Register of Historic Places, Strolling Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Trekking with the Trees, Walking the USA A-Z, Walking the United States and You’ll Never Walk Alone.
FEES: $3.00 - IVV Credit and $1.00 Oktoberfest Award
RATING: 1A - Elevation 5,908 feet with minimal elevation gain
TRAIL: Trail is on sidewalks and bike paths and mostly flat terrain. Strollers and wheelchairs can complete the course. Dogs are welcomed on leashes and pick up is required. Water and restrooms are available at the Start/Finish. Restrooms are available at 2Km, the Arboretum, and the Pace Center. The walk begins in O’Brien Park, site of the Parker Oktoberfest. Route covers sidewalks in old town and the paved Sulfur Gulch Trail, which heads west with fine views of the mountains. It then turns around for the 5Km. The 10Km crosses the bridge to the Cherry Creek Regional Trail, which continues south to the Arboretum at McCabe Meadows Park. Then the 10Km crosses Parker Road and connects to the Tallman Gulch trail, which has some loose gravel. While in town watch for the Albino deer, often spotted near town hall!
Day of the Event: 720-982-4267