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The mission of the Friends of the Wissahickon is to preserve the natural beauty and wildness of the Wissahickon Valley and stimulate public interest therein.

About Us

The Friends of the Wissahickon  (FOW) is a 1,600 member, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1924 with a mission "to preserve the natural beauty and wildness of the Wissahickon Valley and stimulate public interest therein."

FOW works in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation to restore historical structures throughout the park, eliminate invasive plant species, monitor watershed management issues, and restore trails throughout the park system with its Sustainable Trails Initiative.

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