Salado YRE

Salado YRE

Salado Village 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 includes historical homes and passes by 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.

Special Programs:  

  • Little Free Libraries
  • Mayflower – 400th Anniversary Walk
  • 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.  Drive about 1 mile to park car and begin the walk.  Directions to start are inside the walkbox.