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FOW All Trails Challenge

All Trails Challenge: Ready, Set, Go!

Conservation // July 27, 2016

Enjoy Wissahickon Valley Park and support it at the same time! The Friends of the Wissahickon All Trails Challenge (ATC) is an exciting four-month long event that invites you to explore the beautiful Wissahickon by...

Good Night Wiss Pages

Embrace Nature with Good Night Wissahickon Valley Park

Nature // August 23, 2016

What were your favorite books as a child? Do you remember what your parents read to you? Were the settings of the stories in the outdoors? Today’s children may have far fewer books on their...

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bat Aug26th

Nocturnal Wildlife Roundup

We will look for bats, night-singing insects, nighthawks, flying squirrels and other critters of the night. All ages FREE. Please register in advance! To register: 215.685.9285 or

Birding on Forbidden Drive Aug28th

Birders of a Feather with Michael Kopena

Register Today You know what they say, birders of a feather flock together! We will listen for avian friends, compare notes, share stories and sightings and trade tips on birding tools and resources. This walk…

Sarah Gabriel Sep3rd

Japanese ‘Forest Bathing’ w/ Sarah Gabriel

Register Today Registration is required and limited. Location to be determined and will be provided to those registered. Children 12+ allowed with responsible adult. A walk in the woods… The Japanese call it shinrin-yoku, or…

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