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Listed below are some links to other Volkssport and walking related organizations.


IVV Logo International Federation of Popular Sports: The worldwide organization for Volkssporting. The website can be viewed in English or German.
AVA Logo American Volkssports Association: The national organization for Volkssporting in the U.S.A. This is a great place to learn more about Volkssports in the United States.
California Volkssport Association Logo California Volkssport Association: The state organization for Volkssporting in California.
Davis Dynamos Logo Davis Dynamos: Our Volkssporting friends based in Davis California.
Delta Tule Trekkers Logo Delta Tule Trekkers: Our Volkssporting friends based in Stockton California.
Placer Pacers Logo Placer Pacers: Our Volkssporting friends based in Auburn California.
Shasta Sundial Strollers Logo Shasta Sundial Strollers: Our Volkssporting friends based in Redding California.
Sonoma County Stompers Logo Sonoma County Stompers: Our Volkssporting friends based in Santa Rosa California.
Vaca Valley Volks Logo Tahoe Trail Trekkers: Our Volkssporting friends based in Lake Tahoe California.
Vaca Valley Volks Logo Vaca Valley Volks: Our Volkssporting friends based in Vacaville California.

Non-profit and Governmental

Spare The Air Logo Spare The Air - learn how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from the harmful effects of air pollution. The Spare The Air campaign was created by the air districts of the Sacramento region with the intent to enhance awareness about the health impacts of ground-level ozone air pollution, and educate Sacramento region residents about how they can improve air quality.
Take a Hike Logo Take a Hike - City Walks was established by State Parks in 2005 as a program to encourage individuals in the greater Sacramento Area to walk as a means of getting healthy. Over the years the program has been adopted by other departments who also encourage their employees to participate. The program is voluntary and not a state sanctioned activity. Once a month (on the 2nd Tuesday) walkers are encouraged to meet on their lunch hour to participate. Again, participation is voluntary. It has been a voluntary activity since its inception in 2005.
Central Valley Rails to Trails Foundation Logo The Central Valley Rails to Trails Foundation is a coalition of organizations, businesses, community leaders and local residents who are committed to the goal of utilizing the Central California Traction corridor (27 miles between Sacramento and Woodbridge - near Lodi) for non-motorized, alternative transportation and recreation purposes.
WalkSacramento Logo WalkSacramento is a non-profit organization dedicated to achieving safe, walkable communities- for personal health and recreation, for livable neighborhoods, for traffic safety, and for clean air.
SRPC Logo Sacramento River Parkway Coalition: We will alert you when issues arise at public meetings and when officials consider changes that may affect the completion of the Parkway. If officials know we favor public access, the status quo will change. It's our river, and it's our right.
SABA Logo Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates: Our aim is more and safer trips by bike. Our Vision: Bicycling for everyday transportation is common because it is safe, convenient and desirable. Our Motto: Making Sacramento a cycling capital
Middle Mountain Foundation Logo The Middle Mountain Foundation works to maintain the natural, cultural, and historic qualities of the Sutter Buttes for present and future generations. They sponsor numerous hikes in the spring and fall which provide access for the general public to the Sutter Buttes.
Gold Country Orienteers Logo Gold Country Orienteers (GCO) is an orienteering club based in the Sacramento, Calif., area. and serving the Central Valley, Sierras, and Western Nevada. Orienteering is finding your way cross-country, using a map and a compass.
Sierra Race Walkers Logo Sierra Race Walkers is a 501(c)3 non-profit amateur sports organization registered with the USA Track & Field Association (USATF). The purpose is to promote race walking for persons of all ages and ability levels and to support the health and fitness benefits, enjoyment, and accomplishment of race walking activities and competitions. You don't have to be a race walker to benefit from the techniques, you can incorporate race walking techniques to make your regular walking faster and safer. Or, if you want, you can learn and practice race walking for fun, fitness, and competition. We welcome walkers of all ages and levels of ability.
Peak Adventures Logo Associated Students of Sacramento State Peak Adventures is the outdoor program designed to serve the campus community of California State University, Sacramento, and the other communities in the Northern California region. We provide recreational and educational opportunities through guided outdoor trips, ropes course programs, clinics and classes on many outdoor subjects.
California Coastal Trail Logo The California Coastal Trail (CCT) is the result of past legislative action and ongoing effort to build a network of public trails for walkers, bikers, equestrians, wheelchair riders and others along the entire California coastline. As advocate for completion of the CCT, Coastwalk is a volunteer organization whose members invite you not only to get out and enjoy the trail but also to get involved in their cause.


The Sacramento Walking Sticks walking club does not endorse any commercial products or websites. The links below are added simply because they are walking related sites or members have suggested that we include the site here for completeness.
IVV Logo Tater Tours: A touring company that is very popular with volkssporters. Spots on the bus sell out early. Logo Wendy Bumgardner's (a long-time volkssporter) website about all things walking. This is an extensive website which includes a lot of information about walking and related topics.
Ask the Computer Lady Logo Computer advice, free software, tutorials, other computer related topics, and ads.
Walker Tracker Logo The Walker Tracker is a step tracker for pedometer enthusiasts. Here you can log your steps, create a walking journal, upload photos, compete against other walkers, view graphs & moving averages of your progress, and socialize with other pedometer peoples. Here are a few more points of interest.
Map Muse Logo is a site where you can search for various organizations based on type. The link here takes you to their Walking Clubs page. It could be very useful if you are traveling to another area and want to look up other clubs. Logo has provided the code necessary for the calculator below. Follow the link to the left for lots of cardiovascular health information!

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