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Minnesota Valley SRA Guided Walk
Saturday, October 30

AVA Sanction ID #118675

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Group walk definitions

The Shufflers
This group will do
just one loop and is the slow walking group that
will stop at the top of hills to catch their breath, wait for pictures to be taken, and generally take their time and “smell the autumn leaves.”

The Scooters
This group will be divided into faster
and slower groups, if needed, leaving about 5 minutes apart. The group will move along at a pretty average pace. It will stop
when group members feel a need and will definitely not be breaking any speed laws.

The Batsouttahell — This is the fast
group who may stop
to read a marker or take a picture, but basically are very
fast walkers.

Walkers are encouraged to
walk with the group most closely resembling their
style and ability
of walking. We
want our group
walks to be fun
for everyone!

This is a guided
walk and
to AVA policies,
all walkers must
walk in a group with
a group leader. No exceptions can be made as walkers on their own could represent a liability to NSTT and AVA
if they are injured
on the trail.


Start/finish: Trail Center.

Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. Announcements at 9:45. The Scooters (see walk group definitions to left) will start at 10 a.m. The Batsouttahell will start at approximately 10:15 and the Shufflers at 10:45 a.m. Note: Late arrivals will have to wait for the Scooters or Batsouttahell to return and join them on their second loop, or join the Shufflers 5km group.
The Trail

Sanctioned for 10km.
One 6km loop will follow the hiking club trail with partial views of the Minnesota River.
The second 4km loop will follow the trail to the Minnesota Valley Trail,
and will be an out and back. 
Strollers are not recommended.

We ask that you print the registration sheet linked below,
fill it out and bring it to the event along with your payment.

This will decrease the handling of money.
If you pay cash please bring exact change.

See the COVID-19 Safey Sheet on

Event Award

Golden Glow Flower leather pin, $8; IVV event book credit, $3; walk only, $2.

Event Contacts

Dave Walz, 651-402-5358 or Donna Seline, 612-529-0552.

NSTT  Annual Meeting and Lunch

After the walk join us for a potluck lunch, our annual meeting and lots of door prizes!
Bring along a dish to share — appetizers, salads, casseroles, bread, desserts ... whatever ...
and your own beverage.

NSTT provides the paper products and eating utensils.

Directions to the start area

Take Hwy. 169 to Jordan; at the traffic light, turn north (right) onto Co. Rd. 9,
go a couple of blocks to Hwy. 57. Turn south (left) and follow to the park.
Distance from the Twin Cities: 45 miles.
Or stay on Highway 169 for about 3.5 miles at 60mph you will see a sign for Delaware Ave.
or Co. Rd 59.  Turn right here.  There is no DNR sign at this intersection at present. 
Go to Co. Rd. 57, turn south and continue to park.
    The park is located in Scott County.


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