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“For Health and Happiness Hike”

JUNE 2017




Sat.  June 3rd We will hike at Freeman Lake in Elizabethtown.  Leader: Roy Black.  Bus leaves at 9:00 A.M.  Hike is 5-6 miles easy to moderate.  If you drive meet at the Elizabethtown Nature Park north of the lake off Ring Road

     Meal - Back Home Restaurant, 251 W Dixie Avenue, Elizabethtown, KY 42701  *Meal Reservations by June 1st.


Sat.  June 10th  We will hike at Deams Lake. Leader: Tom Shurling.   Bus leaves at  1:00 P.M..  Hike about 6 miles, moderate, some hills. We have not been able to hike here since the tornado in 2012. If you drive meet inside the gate at the gravel lot on the left. There will be an entrance fee.

      Meal - Golden Corral, 1402 Cedar (off of E. Lewis and Clark Parkway), Clarksville  *Meal Reservations by June 8th.


Sat. June 17th We will hike at Joe Creason Park. Leader: Nancy Bickel. NO BUS!!  Meet at Nancy's house at 9 A.M. if you are going to hike and if you aren't going to hike be there by 11:00 A.M. to eat.  Bring a dish to share and your drink.  Map to Nancy's house  Whole map below if link doesn't work

      Meal - Nancy Bickel's house, 1716 Nightingale Court   *Bring a dish to share and your own drink.


Sat.  June  24th  We will hike at Lapping Park in Clarksville. Leader: Julie Harris.   NO BUS!  Meet at 9 A.M.-9:30 A.M.  Meet at the back of the park near the lodge.   Take Exit 5 off I-65. Turn left onto Veterans, turn right at Broadway (at Target) Go straight to Potters and zag right into the park. Hike 3-4 miles, easy

      Meal - Bob Evans, 1101, E. Lewis & Clark Parkway  *Meal Reservations by June 22nd..


** Please make meal reservations with Doris Schagene (368-9624)  by 9:00 P.M. of date indicated.

Bus leaves Central Park (Magnolia Avenue and St. James Court) at 9 A.M.  on June 3rd and June 24th and at 1 P.M. on the 10th, there is NO BUS on June 17th

Please do not park in St. James Court.

Some fun facts, in 1974 dues were $2 single, $3 family,  by '78 it was $3 single, $4 family, Christmas Party was 3.85, by '76 $4.50, In 1975 weekend trip was $21.60 for 2 in a room. In 180 it was $26.00 for one.  In '89 Christmas Party was $12.50 at Masterson's which is no longer there.

“For Health and Happiness Hike”


JULY 2017



Sat.  July 1st We will hike at Tioga Falls and Bridges to the Past  Leader: Charles Fetters. Hike is 3-4 miles easy. Bus leaves at 9 A.M.

     Meal - Back Street Cafe, 116 S. Dixie Highway, Muldraugh  *Meal Reservations are a MUST by June 29th.  This is a new restaurant so we need to get an accurate count!!


Sat.  July 8th We will again hike at the Louisville Zoo with  the Norton Healthcare Walking Club.  Leader: Nancy Leahy.   NO BUS   Meet at the zoo entrance at 8:15 A.M..   near the benches.  Free to get in and free to park IF... You must register at 629-1234.  Press 2 on the phone or register online at  If you are a zoo member just come on in.  4 miles easy on concrete.

     Meal - Bring your lunch or buy at the zoo  *.


Sat.  July 15th  We will hike at Jefferson County Memorial Forest at the Paul Yost Section. Leader: Yetta Blair.  NOTE:  NO BUS. Meet in the Paul Yost park (off Holsclaw Hill) at 9:30 A.M.  Hike is 5-6 miles, moderate/  There is a shorter 2.5. mile hike available.

      Meal - Golden Corral, 8113 Preston Highway  *Meal Reservations by July 13th.


Sat.  July 22nd We will hike at The Louisville Loop, a new section near Farnsley Moreman Landing, 7410 Moorman Road. We will walk the new section, and then walk to Mike Linnings. Hike 4-5 miles, paved  Leader: Gayle Sherman   Bus leaves at 9 A.M.

      Meal - Mike Linnigs, 9308 Cane Run Road  *Meal Reservations by July 20th.


Sat.  July 29th  We will hike at Uof L Farms in Brownsboro, KY Leader: Pat Molloy.  Bus leaves at 9 A.M. Hike is 4 miles easy. 

      Meal -  Red Pepper Deli, 6401 Claymount Crossing in Crestwood, KY  *Meal Reservations are a MUST by July 27th.  This is a new restaurant so we need to get an accurate count!!





** Please make meal reservations with Doris Schagene (368-9624)  by 9:00 P.M. of date indicated.

Bus leaves Central Park (Magnolia Avenue and St. James Court) at 9 AM on the 1st, 22nd and 29th.  There is no bus on the 8th and 15th.

Please do not park in St. James Court.

If you have any suggestions for hikes and restaurants, call Pat at 634-1136.

Website: Louisville Hiking Club


Mark your calendar

2017 Weekend Trips

Heuston Woods Nov 4

2018 Weekend Trips

Shaker Village March 18

Turkey Run May 26-28

Blue Lick October 13