What: A 5 1/2 mile one way hike through bluffland and river flats using the bus to reach our starting point at 98th street (Old Shakopee Road and 4th avenue south. The hike ends at the Mall of America, convenient to the light rail and many buses. Be sure to bring $1.75 for bus fare, or your transfer from previous service.
Where: Meet at the MOA transit center at 10:20 am for the 10:31 bus. The transit center is located at the end of the light rail line. Bus #539 leaves from gate C which is next to the waiting room.
Difficulty: This is a moderate hike because of distance and some amount of climbing in the bluff areas. Trails vary from broad and flat, to rough and up and down. About one mile is through a Bloomington neighborhood.
Contact: Deb Alper at 651-699-9667 or firstname.lastname@example.org to rsvp or for more information.