Jefferson Year Round Town Walk
5 km. (3.1 miles) or 10 km. (6.2 miles), both rated easy.
This pleasant walk through residential neighborhoods and to a pioneer cemetery offers views over productive farm fields, the incentive for pioneers on the Oregon Trail.
Carpools will leave the Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C Street in Springfield, at 9 a.m. and return there about 4 p.m. Each rider pays the driver $5 to help cover car expenses. Following the walk, the carpoolers will probably choose a restaurant in Jefferson or somewhere "along the way" to have lunch together; however; lunch arrangements are always optional for each rider/walker.
People traveling to Jefferson on their own should plan to meet the group at about 10:30 a.m. at the start point, the Jefferson Thriftway Grocery Store at 103 Old Pacific Highway in Jefferson. Directions to the Thriftway, along with further details of this walk, can be found by clicking on the "Other Oregon Events" bar at the top left of this page, then "Year Round Events" and scrolling down to "Jefferson - Town Walk". 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.