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Monthly hike Sunday in Milan

Published: Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

MILAN – The Friends of the Canal will hiike the canal Sunday. 

This "Hike the Hennepin" trek is 4.6 miles in length. It has been named the “Bald Eagle.”

Hikers will meet at 1;30 p.m. at the steel dam in Milan and will be shuttled to the Mississippi to begin the walk back. 

Directions are: Take Interstate 80 to state Route 280 to exit 15 in Milan onto East First t Avenue (Airport Road) going towards Milan. Take the first road on the right (Frontage Road) and follow it to the right to 14th Street NE past the warehouses back to the steel dam. 

The hike is free and open to the public. Hikers should dress weather appropriately.

For more information, go to www.friends-hennepin-canal.org or contact Ed Herrmann at hikes@friends-hennepin-canal.org or 815-664-2403.

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