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Kalamazoo County Parks and Trail

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Date Event TimeLocation
10/03 Fall Color Golf Cart Tours
Join us for a chance to see the fall colors along the trail via golf carts for seniors age 55+ and persons with a disability. Golf cart space is limited, and pre-registration is required, although walkers are welcome as well. This leisurely journey will allow you the opportunity to see and learn about the fall colors and why leaves change during the season. There is no fee for the tour. For registration or questions call 373-5073.
Friday 10:00am Meet at Markin Glen County Park on N. Westnedge
10/04 - 10/05 Olde Tyme Harvest Festival
Presented by the Scotts Olde Tyme Power & Equipment Association. Activities Include: Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch, Corn Shocks for Sale, Pumpkins for the Kids, Husker Shredder, Antique Tractors, Blacksmithing, Flea Market & Crafts, Flour Mill Demonstrations, Food Concessions, Hit & Miss Engines, Kiddie Train, Planer, Rope Making, Sawmills, Shingle Mill, Oil Pull & Steam Engines, and Old Engines. Free vendor space available. For more information call Janette at 269-746-4628 or Al at 269-729-4349. www.sotpea.org
Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm Sunday 9:00am-3:00pm Scotts Mill
10/05 KRV Trail Fall Color Walk
Audubon society of Kalamazoo volunteers will lead a fall color walk lasting about 1.5 hours. The distance is about 2 miles and the walking is easy on paved, flat surface. No prior knowledge is required - only an interest in the natural world and environment. Walk is free to attend. All ages welcome, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. For questions call 269-373-5073.
Sunday 2:00pm Meet at the 10th St parking lot near the Caboose, 2 miles north of W. Main
10/06 Fall Color Golf Cart Tours
Join us for a chance to see the fall colors along the trail via golf carts for seniors age 55+ and persons with a disability. Golf cart space is limited, and pre-registration is required, although walkers are welcome as well. This leisurely journey will allow you the opportunity to see and learn about the fall colors and why leaves change during the season. There is no fee for the tour. For registration or questions call 373-5073.
Monday 10:00am Meet at Markin Glen County Park on N. Westnedge
10/06 - 10/27 KRVT Bicycle Club
If you are looking for a group to bike with at a casual pace, we have the solution. Join us on Monday mornings for an easy ride along the KRV Trail. Meeting points will rotate every two weeks, giving you an opportunity to experience all of the beauty of the KRV Trail.

Sign-Up: For registration or questions, please call 373-5073

Fee: Free

Monday mornings, 9am

Mondays 9:00am Oct 6 – Meet at KRV Trail Parking lot in Verburg Park, just west of Riverview Drive on Paterson St.
Oct 13 – Meet at KRV Trail Parking lot in Verburg Park, just west of Riverview Drive on Paterson St.
Oct 20 – Meet at the D Ave. Parking lot, just west of the Kalamazoo River.
Oct 27 – Group’s Choice!
10/07 - 10/28 KRVT Walking Club
Walking in a group increases your commitment to sticking to your routine, and it is a great chance to socialize and make new friends! Did you know that walking can reduce stress, help prevent heart disease, improve sleep and help you maintan or lose weight? All levels and abilities are welcome an dwalking distances vary throughout the group. Come walk with us and make some new friends!

Sign-Up: For registration or questions please call 373-5073

Fee: Free

Tuesday mornings, 9am

Tuesdays 9:00am 9:00am Meet on the KRV Trail, beginning at the 10th Street parking lot near the Caboose, (two miles north of West Main).
10/08 Fall Color Golf Cart Tours
Join us for a chance to see the fall colors along the trail via golf carts for seniors age 55+ and persons with a disability. Golf cart space is limited, and pre-registration is required, although walkers are welcome as well. This leisurely journey will allow you the opportunity to see and learn about the fall colors and why leaves change during the season. There is no fee for the tour. For registration or questions call 373-5073.
Wednesday 10:00am Meet at the 10th St parking lot near the Caboose, 2 miles north of W. Main
10/08 Fall Color Golf Cart Tours
Join us for a chance to see the fall colors along the trail via golf carts for seniors age 55+ and persons with a disability. Golf cart space is limited, and pre-registration is required, although walkers are welcome as well. This leisurely journey will allow you the opportunity to see and learn about the fall colors and why leaves change during the season. There is no fee for the tour. For registration or questions call 373-5073.
Wednesday 12:00pm Meet at the 10th St parking lot near the Caboose, 2 miles north of W. Main
10/11 KRV Trail Fall Color Walk
Audubon society of Kalamazoo volunteers will lead a fall color walk lasting about 1.5 hours. The distance is about 2 miles and the walking is easy on paved, flat surface. No prior knowledge is required - only an interest in the natural world and environment. Walk is free to attend. All ages welcome, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. For questions call 269-373-5073.
Saturday 2:00pm Meet near the campground at Markin Glen County park on N. Westnedge
10/12 6th Annual Fall Color Cruise & Fun Run
Spectacular fall colors...a family bike ride...a fun run/walk...fall activities. The autumn scenery along the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail is a must-see, and the Fall Color Cruise provides the perfect opportunity to experience all of its beauty! We have expanded the event this year to include a fun run/walk to go along with the bike ride, making it unlike any other event in the region!

4.5 or 8.5 Mile Bike Ride: Bring your bike and cruise along the KRVT, enjoying the spectacular fall colors and family activities along the way. There will be two out-and-back routes, both heading north on the trail from Markin Glen County Park toward D Ave.

5k Fun Run/Walk: Lace up your running shoes and wind through a wooded setting blanketed in fall foliage for an untimed, fun run/walk along the KRVT.

Trouble deciding which event to do? Create your own Duathlon! Participate in both if you'd like. Two great events, one low price!

9:15am: On-site Registration for 5k Fun Run/Walk
10:00am: 5k Fun Run/Walk
11:30am-3:00pm: 4.5 or 8.5 mile bike ride (Register anytime between 11:30am and 2:00pm)

Register by Wednesday, October 1 and receive a free event t-shirt! There will be registration the day of the event, but only a limited amount of t-shirts will be available for purchase.

Fee: $10/person or $30/family (up to four). Fees include park admission, event registration, children activities and food.

Register online at www.krvtrail.com or call 269-373-5073.

Sunday 9:15am-3:00pm Markin Glen County Park and KRV Trail


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