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Summer Safety in the Wissahickon

Education // June 27, 2017

It’s a beautiful, secluded, and popular spot to visit on a hot summer day, but Devil’s Pool in Wissahickon Valley Park is also a dangerous and illegal place to swim. That’s why Friends of the...

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Jun29th

International Mud Day Celebration

We will celebrate the squishy, slimy, messy world of mud on International Mud Day 2017. Make mud pies, squish the mud between your toes, and prepare to get dirty! Come anytime between 3-5:30 with a towel…

Jun30th

Hiking with Maura the Explorer

Meet at Hermit’s Lane Join FOW’s Executive Director Maura McCarthy for a hike on the last Friday of each month. She will tour a different section each hike and talk about her experiences as well…

Jul1st

Wissahickon Geology with Jeff Frazier

Meet at The Cedars House, Northwestern Ave. and Forbidden Drive. (GPS directions do not work for this site.) Learn through a slide presentation about the theories of what caused the rocks of the Wissahickon Gorge…

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