Walk with people who enjoy walking. Set a pace which allows you to enjoy the scenery. Our 5 and 10 kilometer walks are in areas of historical interest or scenic beauty such as parks and in conjunction with events of community interest. The Winston Wanderers Walking Club is located in the Piedmont of North Carolina, including Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point. The club is affiliated with The Tarheel State Walkers VolksSports Association (TSWVA), The American VolksSports Association (AVA), and The International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV). We hold weekend walks in the Central North Carolina area and have permanent trails located throughout the state.
To learn more about our club or join us, look at our club brochure here.
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March 17th Meeting at Giada’s Trattoria Restaurant in Kernersville
Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 17th at Giada’s Trattoria, 210 N Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284. Dinner is at 6 pm (optional) and the meeting starts at 7 pm.
Directions: From I-40 BUS, take Exit 14 (Main St) and turn towards downtown (From the west turn Left and from the east turn Right) and follow Main St for 1.5 miles to downtown and cross Mountain St. The restaurant will be on the right side directly across from Armfield St. (H&R Block) It is at the far end of an old brick furniture factory.
UPCOMING GROUP WALKS
GREENSBORO ON 2/21: The walk will start at 10 AM at the Bryan Family YMCA Facility, 501 Market Street. The phone is (336) 478-YMCA (9622).
HOW TO GET TO THE BRYAN FAMILY YMCA:
From the south on I-85 exit 122, US 220 north to Washington St. in downtown. Cross Washington Street and move to the left lane to turn left into the YMCA parking lot (before you get to Market Street).
FROM EAST OR WEST ON I-40/Bus-85, exit 218 Freeman Mill Rd/US 220 (westbound use 218A, eastbound use 218B) to Washington St. in downtown. Cross Washington Street and move to the left lane to turn left into the YMCA parking lot (before you get to Market Street).
With courtesy to the YMCA members please park toward the center or back of the lot to leave the closer parking spots for the members.
DAN NICHOLAS PARK ON 2/28: The walk will start at 10 AM at the concession stand.
From I-85, take Exit 76 (Albermarle, US 52 South). Go south on US 52 for 3/10 of a mile and turn left on Stokes Ferry Road. Travel 5.9 miles on Stokes Ferry Road and turn left on Providence Church Road. Go 1.7 miles and turn right at stop sign onto Bringle Ferry Road for 0.6 mile to park entrance on the left. Take second right in park to the parking lot at the lake. Walk to the Concession Stand/Park Office.
MORGANTON ON 3/21: This morning walk will start at 10 am in the park next to Judge’s Restaurant. Judge's Restaurant: 828-433-5798, 140 Greenlee Ford Rd. From I-40, take exit 103 (US64 E) toward Morganton. Go 3/4 mile and turn left on Truck US64. Go 1 mile to light and turn left on US 70 W. In about 1/2 mile, turn right just before First Citizen's bank onto Greenlee Ford Rd. Judge's at the end of road. ALTERNATE START POINT Burke County Visitor Center 828-433-6793 or 888-462-2921. discoverburkecounty.com. 110 E. Meeting St. From I-40 take exit 103 (US64 East) toward Morganton. Follow "Visitor Information" signs. Go 1.5 miles to US64/70 Business. Turn right and go approx. 1/2 mile passing Sterling St to VC at end of block on right.
HICKORY ON 3/21: This afternoon walk will start at 2 pm in the parking lot at Union Square. The box will be brought from the registration point to the start point so you do not have to go to the Outdoor Supply Company. HOW TO GET THERE: From I-40 take exit 125, Lenoir Rhyne Blvd. If westbound turn right and if eastbound turn left on Lenoir Rhyne Blvd. Follow about 1.3 miles to major intersection with Tate Blvd to the right and 1st Avenue to the left.. Turn Left on 1st Ave. Cross Hwy 127 and continue 2 blocks to Center Street. Turn right on Center St, cross the railroad tracks and immediately turn left on Main Ave. Follow Main Ave across 2nd St NW into Union Square. There is ample free parking in Union Square and along Main Ave on both sides of Union Square, but use caution to avoid the 2 hour limited spots.
CONCORD ON 3/28: This walk will start at 10 am at the shelter in Les Myers Park. The box will be brought to the start point so you do not need to stop at the motel to register.
From I 85 South Take the Dale Earnhardt Blvd. exit, Exit 60, toward Copperfield Blvd. Turn left onto Dale Earnhardt Blvd. Stay straight to go onto Copperfield Blvd. NE. To Branchview Dr. (1.6 miles) Turn Left onto Branchview Dr. NE/NC-3 Continue to follow Branchview Dr. NE (4.0 mi) Turn Right onto Lawndale Ave. SE (0.3 mi) Les Myers Park is on the left.
From I 85 North take the exit, Exit 60, toward Copperfield Blvd.
Turn Right onto Copperfield Blvd. NE. (1.6 miles) Turn Left onto Branchview Dr. NE/NC-3 Continue to follow Branchview Dr. NE (4.0mi) Turn Right onto Lawndale Ave. SE (0.3 mi) Les Myers Park is on the left.
SALEM LAKE ON 4/4: This walk will start at 10 am at the picnic area. Registration will take place there. From US-52 take Exit 108C (Stadium Drive or Ram Drive). Turn RIGHT if northbound or LEFT if southbound on Ram Drive toward Winston-Salem State University. Follow Ram Drive to its end at MARTIN LUTHER KING Drive. Turn RIGHT on MARTIN LUTHER KING to the 3rd traffic light at REYNOLDS PARK ROAD (to the left). Turn LEFT on REYNOLDS PARK ROAD for 1.8 miles to SALEM LAKE RD. Look for Park sign on the left side. LEFT on SALEM LAKE RD to the end.
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