The Portage Trail Walkers will hike at 9 a.m. Saturday on the Towpath from Ira Road north. To reach the start of the hike, those attending should travel S.R. 303 out of Hudson into Peninsula. Turn left (south) onto Riverview Road (second light in Peninsula). Go about five miles, 1.2 miles past Bolanz and park on the left at Ira Trailhead. The walk is a flat, packed gravel base, about four miles.