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Benicia Recreation Walk

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Benicia Year Round Walk
Benicia State Recreation Area

SANCTION NUMBER:
111428 2019/Y1346

Special Event Classifications:
Alternate Capitals

LOCATION:
Starbucks, 90 Solano Square, Benicia, CA, open 7 days a week

Start Times:
Mon-Fri, 7AM; Finish by dusk.

DISTANCE:
10 KM (6.2 Miles) and 5 KM(3.1 Miles)

TRAIL RATING:
Rated 2B. Botanical Garden on 10K route only. A beaufiful trail along the Carquinez Strait to a lookout point where you can see the Carquinez Bridge. It is a very peaceful walk. The route starts at a small waterfront park and continues through neighborhood to Benicia State Park. A portion of the walk is on Bay Area Ridge Trail with views of Carquinez Bridge and straits and past Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden. Portions of this walk are covered by a complimentry audio tour you can receive on your iphone or ipad. Go to Audio Tours - "Benicia by the Bay" to get the details. Pets must be on leash.

AWARD:
The event is "credit only" which is $3.00. You may participate free if no credit is desired. No refunds. The event is open to everyone.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Contact Howard McGill,707-447-9431, email hiwayhowie@aol.com

MISCELLANEOUS:
Restrooms available at the start. Water and restrooms are also available along the route. Starbucks is located within the Solano Square Shopping Center. Please park in the end of the parking lot. Register by filling out the start card, waiver, and Registration Log Form at the Start Point. Please pay by check to Vaca Valley Volks or exact change. Walking the United States = California, Walking the USA A - Z = Benicia, Walking with America’s Veterans, Rockin’ Around the Clock

DIRECTIONS:
Starbucks, 90 Solano Square,
From I-80 or 680 take I-780 to Benicia. Take E 2nd Street Exit, turn left onto E 2nd St. Turn right on Military East then right into the Solano Square shopping center. Starbucks is located across from Bank of America. Please park toward rear of lot. From Starbucks, you must drive approximately 1 + miles to Matthew Turner Shipyard Park. From Starbucks exit the parking lot at the signal and Cross Military West onto 1st Street. TURN RIGHT on K Street, just past the bandstand & park Continue on K street to West 12th Street. TURN LEFT on 12th St. to Matthew Turner Shipyard Park.

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This page last updated August 11, 2015