5 km. (3.1 miles) or 10 km. (6.2 miles), both rated easy.
The 5 km. walk includes the Gresham Art Walk and the Farmers Market, as well as interesting downtown and residential areas. The 10 km. walk continues to the large Gradin Sports Park.
Carpools leave the Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C Street in Springfield, at 7 a.m. and return there about 5 p.m. Each rider pays the driver $10 to help cover car expenses. Following the walk, the carpoolers will probably choose a restaurant somewhere in Gresham or Portland to have lunch together; however, lunch arrangements are always optional for each rider/walker.
People traveling to the walk on their own should plan to meet the carpoolers at about 9:45 a.m. at the start point, the Gresham City Hall at 1333 NW Eastman Parkway in Gresham. Or, they can do the walk on their own, starting from the city hall anytime between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Directions to the city hall, along with further details on this walk, can be found by clicking on the "Other Oregon Events" bar at the top left of this page and scrolling down to 7/16. 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.
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