April Hiking Club

Sunday hikes start at 2:30 p.m., go approximately 5 miles and last one and a half hours to two hours. Tuesday hikes start at 7 p.m., go approximately 3 miles and last approximately one hour.

The new time for the April through October hikes will be at 7 p.m. instead of 7:30 p.m.

• Tuesday, April 2- Meet in the parking lot of Bellaire Beach Park. The park entrance is at South Shore Boulevard and Bellaire Avenue, in White Bear Lake. Follow McKnight Road north to South Shore Boulevard, then east for a half mile to Bellaire Avenue Turn left into the park at the four-way sop. This will mostly be residential hike and as well as a hike through Hidden Hollow Park. 

• Sunday, April 7— Meet in the parking lot of Rock Island Swing Bridge Park, 4465 66th St., in Inver Grove Heights The group will hike residential and River Road.

• Tuesday, April 9 — Meet at the Phalen Park Beach house, 1400 Phalen Drive, in St. Paul. This will be a lake hike

• Sunday April 14, Spring banquet and social— no hike

• Tuesday, April 16 — Meet in the parking lot of Taco John’s, 4430 Lake Ave. S., in White Bear Lake to hike along the lake.

• Sunday, April 21 —  Easter Sunday – no hike

• Tuesday, April 23 — In the club’s 98th year, hikers will make its fourth annual pilgrimage to the grave of founder Grace Cummings Villar. Meet in the northeast corner of St. Anthony Shopping Center, 2945 Pentagon Drive, Minneapolis, in front of the Montessori School. 

• Sunday, April 28, — Meet by Obb’s Sports Bar & Grill, 1347 Burns Ave., in St. Paul. You’ll hike along the river to downtown St. Paul and loop through Mounds Park and Indian Mounds Park in the Dayton’s Bluff area. 

• Tuesday, April 30, — Meet at 645 Warner Ave. S. in Mahtomedi. Park in the elementary school across the street from the house. This hike will be trails in Mahtomedi. 

Call Charlotte at 651-455-0052 or Sharon at 651-207-5926 or visit www.stpaulhike.com for more information. 

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