5 km. (3.1 miles) or 10 km. (6.2 miles), both rated moderately easy.
We'll meet with members of the Yachats Coastal Gems Volkssport Club to do this walk along the edge of the Yaquina River and in the hills above the downtown area. Some short climbs are involved. The busy around-the-clock Georgia-Pacific Mill is impressive, as is the museum of the Yaquina-Pacific Railroad and its Engine #1. The downtown is nice and the town's forested setting very pleasant.
The Mossbacks will not sponsor a club carpool to this walk; interested walkers are encouraged to arrange their own transportation to reach Toledo by 10 a.m. We'll meet at 10 a.m. at the start point, the J. C. Thriftway Market at 336 NE Hwy. US-20 Business in Toledo.
For explicit directions from the Willamette Valley to the start point, and for further details of this walk, click on the "Other Oregon Events" bar at the top left of this page, then "Year Round Events" and scroll down to "Toledo - Ridge and River". Alternately, the same information on this and thousands of other Volkswalks and Volksbikes throughout the United States can be obtained by clicking on the "National Events" bar on this page, then "Events" and following the prompts. The National Events page also has links to Volkswalks in Canada and 47 other countries.
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Contact Us: Eugene-Springfield Mossback Volkssport Club - c/o WAAC - 215 West C Street, Springfield, Oregon 97477 - Phone: (541) 747-6470