Historic Salado Year Round Event
Start/Finish: Holiday Inn Express 1991 N. Stagecoach Rd. Salado TX 76571. Open 24/7.
Awards: B Award
Walk Y0450: This 10k/6k walk is rated 1A. It begins at the historic Stagecoach Inn, once a stop on the Chisholm Trail, and includes historical homes, a sculpture garden, and the ruins of Salado College, founded in 1859. The Central Texas Area Museum houses many artifacts from the Native Americans and the early Scottish settlers. Bridges over Salado creek and springs provide beautiful vistas. The rating for strollers and wheelchairs is Hard. Restrooms are available, and pets are allowed on the walk.
For more photos, please see these posts from past group walks of our Salado YRE:
2024 Special Programs:
- A-MAZE-ing Labyrinths
- Par for the Course
- Step to the Beat
- Town Halls / City Halls
- Walking with America’s Veterans
Directions: Salado is a little over 50 miles north of Central Austin on I-35. Traveling N on I-35 from Austin, take exit 286, for route 2484, and Holiday Inn will be on your right. Traveling S on I-35 from Waco, take exit 286 for route 2484. Cross over highway to Stagecoach Rd. Walkbox located on floor at left inside first door.
This walk has a Remote Start. Drive about 2 miles to park car and begin the walk. Directions to start are inside the walkbox.