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In Paul Grunland's Footsteps: A Memorial Walk

In Paul Grunland's Footsteps: A Memorial Walk
Saturday, May 5 @ 10 a.m.
Leader: Colleen Neff
Start: Summit Reservoir at the NW corner of the intersection of Spruce Street and Grizzly Peak Blvd.
This walk is dedicated to Paul Grunland, a founding board member of BPWA, who passed away in February. Paul was passionately dedicated to the pathways, was instrumental is the publication of our first map, and led many walks for us. This 4-mile route was a favorite of his because it included his own neighborhood. Originally called Berkeley Woods, it was annexed to Berkeley in 1959. Among the highlights of this route are the Flagg house, designed by Bernard Maybeck and a house that was shipped from England in two pieces. Be prepared for a few moderately hilly sections and some uneven footing, but most of the walk will be on flat gravel roadsides, paths and trails as we follow the ridge of the North Berkeley hills. We’ll maintain an easy pace for about two hours, enjoying the lovely woods that gave this area its name, and reminiscing about Paul and his many contributions to Berkeley.