OK, so people have been asking me how long the walk is going to be and exactly where it would go ... and I've been saying well, um, I haven't gotten around to that yet ... no, no specific distance, people can walk as far as they want to .... and that turned out not to be a good answer, though moseying around parks always sounds lovely to me. The problem was that, back in March when I first started thinking about this, I couldn't find any good maps of the park, much less marked routes.
Clearly, the time had come to tromp around the park with a cheapie pedometer and attempt to select a route and estimate distance. Before starting, I stopped in at the Dept of Parks and Recreation at Baker Park to ask about acceptable means to mark a route - ribbons? signs? No need! The smiling, helpful attendants presented me with brand new, fresh-off-the-presses, pre-marked maps, one of which was a measured 5K route! I tossed the cheapie pedometer aside, scanned the map, added notations of helpful landmarks, and here it is. We are now doing a proper 5K instead of a mosey. Double-click the image to enlarge.