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Randy's Dawson Park to Emily Murphy Park Loop (6/16/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Dawson Park - 10251 89 st NW
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 16 2018  12:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jun 16 2018 11:00:00 AM
Event Duration:4 hours (18KM)
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Mark G
Randy L
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:18
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


Meet at the parking lot for Dawson Park at 11:45 AM for a prompt noon departure. Randy will have a royal blue EOC baseball cap hanging from the antenna of his car so you can recognize him. Mark will be co-coordinating this event with Randy who is a long time member and new volunteer.

This hike will be at a moderate pace for approx. 18 KM's. We will take a mixture of paved and unsurfaced trails, as well as going up the Royal Glenora stairs.

We will head west on the north side of the river through Riverdale and into the downtown. We can take the funicular down to the river valley before heading west to Groat Bridge. Once we cross the bridge we will stop for a quick snack break in Emily Murphy Park. After our break we will head back through several parks to Forest Heights before returning to our vehicles.

Note that dogs are very welcome on this hike, please note City of Edmonton bylaws re on- leash/off-leash areas though.

Required Items to Bring:
  • Good footwear
  • Clothing appropriate for the weather
  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks/Lunch
  • Recommended Items to Bring:
    Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

    How to Get There:
    Event Directions:Turn North on 89St from Rowland Rd (West side of the bridge) and the road will lead into the parking lot of Dawson Park.


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    - Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.

    Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
    Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

    Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
    Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!