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Peters Hill Park-O 

Starts: Tuesday, May 5, 2009 6:00 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Tuesday, May 5, 2009 6:00 PM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Peters Hill
Organizer: Pia K Webb

The third of six CSU Park-Os in the Spring 2009 Park-O series will be at Peters Hill in the Arnold Arboretum. Entry is $5 for adults and $3 for kids; extra maps cost $2.

Start will be on the small hill just inside the gates at the Bussey/Walter Street entrance (where it has been the last couple of years).

This event is part of the 2009 Spring Park-O Series


Beginner1520m10m10 32
Park-O2830m10m16 1813

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

The start area will on the hilltop, and signposted with orange tapes starting on the corner of Bussey Street and Walter Street. Plan for a 5 minute walk up the hill from there

Coming from the T (Orange Line): go west up the hill along the arborway (starts out above as elevated highway near the Station) for 200m or so. turn left into the arboretum at the first gate. look at the signs with maps and follow the road to Peters Hill. (about a mile)

Driving: park on the west end of Bussey St, near intersection w/ Walter St, directly north of competition area.

Orienteering Map

Peters Hill

Scale: 1:4000
Contours: 3m

Peters Hill is the southernmost section of Harvard's Arnold Arboretum. It consists mainly of a large hill in the center, and a more detailed area to the north.

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