Route of the Dakota March

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The march will being at approximately 7:00 AM each day which is sunrise.
Marchers will leave from the Lower Sioux Agency Interpretive Center, Redwood County Rd 2.

Redwood Co. Road 2
Turn left onto gravel road 305th Street which changes numbers and eventually become Cty Road 8 then Cty Road 10
Ending Point: intersection of County Road 10 and 290th Street

Cross County Rd 11 and MN Hwy 4
Return to Lower Sioux community Center for evening meal and overnight accommodations

Begin Brown County Rd 10
Turn left on MN Hwy 29
Turn left on 210th Street (gravel road), follow to the right which is KC Road
Turn Right on Broadway on the west side of New Ulm.

Follow the curve, turn right onto Minnesota Street
Turn left on Broadway and the Armory will be on the right side
(intersection of Broadway and 2nd Street North) 205 N Broadway

Evening meal at United Church of Christ
Overnight accommodations at New Ulm National Guard Armory

Breakfast served at the Armory provided by New Ulm Oakwood United Methodist and First United Methodist Churches
Depart for walk
Caravan will meet just out of New Ulm on Hwy 68.
Follow 68 to the edge of Mankato at the 169 intersection with 68

Evening meal and overnight accommodations at Centenary United Methodist Church downtown Mankato
 501 South Second Street Mankato, MN 56001 (507) 387-4074

Breakfast served at Centenary United Methodist Church
Meet at the intersection of Riverfront Drive and MN Hwy 22 (just north of Mankato) at 7:30 AM
Walk Hwy 22
Turn right on Minnesota Avenue into Saint Peter
Follow Minnesota Ave to the Traverse de Sioux Treaty Site on the north side of Saint Peter
Lunch will be served here
Caravan in cars to County Hwy 8 and begin walking
Turn right onto Sand Prairie
Turn right onto 316 Street
Turn left onto Hwy 93
Evening meal and overnight accommodations at the New Country School,
(210 Main Street in Henderson)

Breakfast served at New Country School in Henderson
Leave town going north on Scenic Byway Road (Hwy 6)
Stop at the intersection of Scenic Byway and Hwy 25 (13.5 miles)
Caravan in cars through Belle Plaine along Hwy 169
Exit onto Park Blvd (approx 4 miles) and begin walking
Follow Park Blvd and veer right onto Railroad Drive
End point at intersection of Railroad Drive and Hwy 9 in Jordan
Caravan in cars to Tiowakan at Shakopee for evening meal provided by Kitto family
Evening accommodations at Tiowakan

Breakfast served at Tiowakan at Shakopee
Return to the city of Jordan
Meet at the Supervalue in Jordan.  Thank you for NOT leaving your cars here or blocking customers
Begin walking through Jordan along 3rd West which turns into 2nd East
Pass  Saint John the Baptist Church and go up the hill onto County Road 282.
Turn left on County Road 17 (Marschall road)
Turn right on County Road 42
Turn right on Dakotah Parkway
Enter the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Follow to Tiowakan
Evening meal and accommodations at Tiowakan; accommodations also offered at Saint Bonaventure in Bloomington

Breakfast served at Tiowakan for those who slept there;
Drive to Saint Bonaventure
6:00 AM Breakfast served at St Bonaventure for all who are walking and RSVP
Begin formal march at 86th and Old Shakopee Road in Bloomington
Follow Old Shakopee, winding to the right by the Mall of America
Turn right on Killibrew and American Blvd
**Vehicles split off and go to the Big Rivers Trailhead
    Follow the 494 highway split, NOT HWY 5.
    After crossing the river bridge of 494, take exit 71 (Pilot Knob Road)
    Turn right and head north on Pilot Knob
    Turn left on Mendota Heights Road (2 blocks)
    Cross Hwy 13.  You are now on Sibley Memorial Highway
    On your left is the Big River Trailhead parking lot
    Wait here for the march

March continues past the Wildlife Refuge onto the railed sidewalk along Hwy 494 crossing the Minnesota River.
After crossing the bridge, follow the sidewalk down to the parallel road below
Follow trail to Mendota Bridge at the Church of Saint Peter's in Mendota parking lot
Continue on foot, crossing the mile long Mendota Bridge, heading west on Hwy 55 toward Fort Snelling
Turn right onto the path that leads to the historic fort
Walk down the hill to the right of the fort
Turn right at the base of the hill on the paved bike path
Follow this path to the Fort Snelling concentration site for the Closing Ceremony

**Vehilcle drive across the Mendota Bridge
Turn  right onto Hwy 5 which loops SOUTH on Hwy 5 toward the MSP airport.
Take the Post Road exit just past the airport
Turn left at the top of the offramp and go across the highway
Follow the signs to enter Fort Snelling State Park
Drive down the hill and past the ranger station

Buy vehicle permits if needed
Follow the state park road to the end, heading toward the Visitor Center
Drive underneath the Mendota Bridge to the Visitor Center parking lot
You are within a short walk to the Fort Snelling Concentration Camp site (north of the parking lot)
Those who walk across the bridge and who have parked at St Peter's Church can catch a shuttle back to their vehicles.
Likewise, those who walked today can get dropped off at St. Bonaventure where the evening feast will be served
Please kindly RSVP ASAP so that we can reserve the necessary transportation.

Further questions:

During the event, contact the Rotary support van 612-064-2984

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