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Happy Wanderers Traditional Volkssmarch and Group Bike Rides
Join the Happy Wanderers for these 5/10km traditional walks (no group event) or 14/25km group bike rides in Lake Beresford Park and on the Springs-to-Springs rail trail. Register between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. for the guided bike ride and anytime from 9:00 a.m. through 10:30 a.m. for the 5 and 10km walks. The walks are at your own pace and not timed. We provide detailed walk instructions, a map, and a start number. Participants walk at their own pace, and there will be at least 1 checkpoint with water on the longer walk. We recommend participants carry their own water, wear sunscreen and bring bug spray as necessary. The walks are rated 1B with both paved and nature trails. The wooded trails have good footing and few obstructions. The bike routes are all paved and rated 1A. DRIVING DIRECTIONS; 2100 Fatio Road, DeLand, FL 32720 From I-4, take exit 116 to Orange Camp Road, driving east for about 5 miles. Orange Camp changes name to McGregor Road after crossing US-17. Continue straight unto road bends hard right and becomes Fatio Road. Park entrance is on the left, less than a mile. Drive to parking areas and look for IVV Banner and registration set-up.

Lake Beresford Park

2100 Fatio Road · Deland, FL


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The Happy Wanderers Walking Club is based in Port Orange, Florida, near Daytona Beach. We offer Fun, Fitness, & Friendship through planned non-competitive fitness activities including (primarily) walking, swimming, cycling and other social activities. We meet routinely on Wednesdays and Sundays for Group Walks of our 18 permanent events - with 15 walks, 2 bike trails and 1 swim venue across Volusia and the neighboring Counties - on the Atlantic coast from St. Augustine to Cocoa Beach and west to DeLand, Sanford and Mt. Dora. We also hold special events in local Communities, Florida State Parks and along our beaches.

The Happy Wanderers are a registered 501c.(3) non-profit corporation and a member club of the American Volkssporting Association (AVA) - with about 250 clubs, 1,800+ trails and thousands of participants in all 50 states.

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