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Cross-Country Skiing on Forbidden Drive

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​Smile Break, Valley Green Inn on Forbidden Drive
Cierra was checking out the duckies with her dad and stopped for a quick smile.
October, 2016

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Conservation // December 06, 2016

As a parent with two daughters, I see first-hand the benefits my children receive from exploring the Wissahickon. Their enjoyment of the park is very hands-on. They lift up rocks to discover what lives underneath,...

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walkers by allen aisenstein Dec10th

VGI Holiday Spruce Up Day 1

The area around Valley Green Inn is one of the most popular spots in the park. Thousands of people every week spend time there snacking, feeding the ducks, meeting friends, and enjoying the ambiance which…

Geology Dec10th

Wissahickon Geology w/ Jeff Frazier

Register Today Meet at The Cedars House (Northwestern Avenue and Forbidden Drive) Enjoy a slide presentation and learn about the theories of what caused the rocks of the Wissahickon gorge to be formed, and why…

Toleration Dec10th

Bushwhacker Geology

Come out into the park and learn why geology ROCKS! Learn the basics of rock identification and scramble over a variety of rocks that the Wissahickon Valley offers. Be prepared for a hike over rocky…

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