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This meet-up is sponsored by the Indiana Volkssport Assocation (INVA) which is part of America's Walking Club http://ava.org/ or AVA -American Volkssport Association and the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV) (http://www.ivv-web.org). We promote walking and some bike meetups all across Indiana. Our walks are guided or on marked trails and typically are from three to six miles (5K to 10K). Trails are in cities, small towns, parks, forests, anywhere there is a pleasant or interesting area to walk. Join us and have fun, meet new people and get fit!

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Eagle Creek Park Walk

Eagle Creek Earth Discovery

The walk wanders through this very scenic park on hiking trails. You will start the walk promptly at 10:00 AM. Please arrive at the site at least 15 minutes before the start time to register. Walkers can do either a 5K (3.1 mile) or 10 K (6.1 mile) walk. Eagle Creek Park is located on the Northwest side of Indianapolis and can be reached from I-65 and I-465. Take the 71st Street exit from either interstate and travel west. Enter the park via the 71st or 56th Street Gate. There is a fee for using this park. Do not register for the VM at the gate, registration will be done at the Center to avoid delays at the gate. Proceed to the Earth Discovery Center. Overflow parking is available nearby at the Peace Learning Center parking lot, as well. EDC parking is sometimes scarce because of the 'Go Ape" zip line which also starts there. COVID Restrictions: Please arrive at the start point at least 15 minutes early to register for the walk (9;45). This walk will be conducted under safe conditions under COVID-19 mandates that include social distancing. Please bring a face mask which should be used during registration It will speed up the registration process (but is not necessary), if you bring two peel-off address labels. Hope to see you there!!!! Cliff

Ft Harrison State Park-Delaware Lake parking area

Fort Harrison State Park

The 5 or 10 K trails are mostly on natural paths and some park road surfaces. It wanders through rolling wooded terrain and past a picturesque reservoir. Park Fee: All participants must pay the current admission fee at the park gate on most days of the year. An annual pass to all DNR properties is available for both in and out-of-state visitors COVID Restrictions: Please arrive at the start point at least 15 minutes early to register for the walk (9:45). This walk will be conducted under safe conditions under COVID-19 mandates that include social distancing. Please bring a face mask which should be used during registration

Potato Creek State Park-Nature Center

Potato Creek State Park- Nature Center

Join the Hoosier Hikers at their annual FBO event. Walkers can do either a 5 or 10 K walk You may start the walk anytime between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM. The event route makes use of the Park's existing bike trail, which is paved and meanders through mostly blat and forested area. Minor inclines may be encountered. Trail may be snow-covered or may be icy. You will find more detailed information regarding this volksmarch at the AVA link at https://my.ava.org/event-view.php?sn=118597 There will be a group walk at 10:00 AM You can walk at your pace and the idea is to enjoy the beauty of the park, get some exercise and meet new people. A 5K walk is about 3 miles and a 10K walk is 6 miles. There is no problem if you walk a shorter (or longer) distance. It will speed up the registration process (but is not necessary), if you bring two peel-off address labels. All participants must pay the current vehicle admission fee when applicable. An annual pass to all DNR properties is available for both in and out-of-state visitors. Award: Each Department of Natural Resources (DNR) state park and recreation area has a special bar attached to a 2 inch die cast medal header to which additional bars may be added to form a chain.

Lincoln State Park- Lakeside Shelter

Lincoln State Park- Lakeside Shelter

Walkers can do either a 5 or 10 K walk The trail will be over forest trails on rolling terrain in both the state park and the Lincoln Boyhood National Park. You will find more detailed information regarding this volksmarch at the AVA Link (https://my.ava.org/event-view.php?sn=115358) You may start the walk anytime between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM. You can walk at your pace and the idea is to enjoy the beauty of the park, get some exercise and meet new people. A 5K walk is 3.1 miles, and a 10K walk is 6.2 miles. There is no problem if you walk a shorter (or longer) distance. It will speed up the registration process (but is not necessary), if you bring two peel-off address labels Discover the boyhood home of the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Among the rolling hills and thick forest, young Lincoln learned many life lessons. Lincoln State Park offers 10 miles of hiking trails, two scenic lakes, and an interpretive center to help you experience early life of settlers in southern Indiana. Your entire family can enjoy a relaxing time at one of the campgrounds, cabins or group cottages. Tour the Colonel Jones Home, the historic home of the merchant and Civil War officer who employed young Lincoln. The 1,747-acre park was established in 1932 as a memorial to Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks. The Little Pigeon Creek Baptist Church and Cemetery, located on the property, is where Lincoln’s sister Sarah is buried

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