Event Details

Length: approximately 3 miles
​Elevation gain: None; all sidewalk travel
​Meet: 10:30 a.m. Gibson Park. Bandshell; walk departs from park
Total time: 2 Hours
Travel Distance to Trailhead: None; leave from park

Age limit: 14 and up; children with legal guardian
Max. Number: 20
Difficulty Level: Easy
Coordinators: Ike Kaufman and Channing Hartelius

Join Ike Kaufman, owner of Great Falls’ longest single-family owned business and Channing Hartelius, attorney and part owner of the historic Arvon Hotel and Celtic Cowboy Pub, for a whirlwind tour of the historic business district. Learn the history of the business owners who operated flourishing stores, taverns, theaters, and hotels in in the historic business district. Ike and Channing will share their extensive research and long-standing family knowledge of businesses from the past. You will gain a new perspective on how you see downtown next time you travel along Central Avenue and the lower south side. For those interested, a post-walk celebration at the Celtic Cowboy is an optional activity.

Find more hikes on our website - http://getfitgreatfalls.com/hikes/ and join us on June 2nd!