Join your Meetup hiking friends for a relaxed Sunday afternoon walk around the beautiful Dana Point pleasure craft harbor... and then it's SUPER BOWL L111 (53) PARTY TIME FOR SUNRISE/SUNSET HIKERS! We will conclude the hike just prior to the 3:25 PM kickoff with two great dining options to watch the game.
El Torito Restaurant on the harbor front, we will be dining in "The Upper Bar" with booth and table seating for forty plus with three TVs. Menu items are served with complimentary chips and salsa, as well as free nachos during the game.
Harpoon Henry's on the harbor front, we will be dining in "The Bar Lounge Area" with table seating for forty plus with one large screen TV. Harpoon Henry's is offering a their full range of "Happy Hour" specials.
We do not have reserved seating, although the restaurants are expecting to accommodate us with a full range of menu and beverage options. Please feel free to bar hop these restaurants, or areas within the restaurants, and/or depart the game at any time. We want you feeling comfortable watching the game and free to move around.
Walk rating - beginner
Distance - three miles round trip
Elevation gain/loss - mostly flat
Walking time - approximately 75 minutes
Party time - length of the SUPER BOWL game
ABOUT THE WALK: This is a slow paced, BEGINNER, 3 mile round trip hike on sidewalks that over look the scenic Dana Point Harbor and Pacific Ocean. The hike will begin at the entry to Harpoon Henry's and El Torito. This figure eight loop route is very popular with local residents.
GENERAL RATING: Level One (beginner) for distance, elevation and pace. The slow paced walk is on a side walk with beautiful marina and ocean views that is mostly flat with a few stairs.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point, turn on to Dana Point Harbor Drive.... turn left on Golden Lantern into the FREE commercial parking area The Meetup location will be at the entry to Harpoon Henry's and El Torito Restaurants.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: Regular walking shoes, not hiking boots, are appropriate as you will be walking on paved side walks. Given the ocean breeze, a warm jacket is advisable for the walk.
DISCLAIMER: Group organizer and assistant organizers assume no liability; hike at your own risk. By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also spree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.