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All Trails Challenge: Ready, Set, GO!

Conservation // June 26, 2018

The 2018 All Trails Challenge has started! Click here to sign up! Get started now! STEP 1  Register here for the 2018 All Trails Challenge and follow the link to create your supporter page. All...

Pennsylvania Names Philadelphia’s Forbidden Drive as 2018 Trail of the Year

Conservation // February 14, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that Forbidden Drive located in Wissahickon Valley Park, has been named 2018 Trail of the Year. “This trail truly is among so many...

Habitat for the Park’s Humanity

Conservation // October 16, 2018

In previous blog posts, we presented areas of strategic priority outlined in FOW’s Strategic Blueprint 2018-2020.  Here we explore another priority area, which focuses on fostering an ecologically diverse and functional habitat in Wissahickon Valley...

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Oct20th

Morning Bird Walks with Martin Selzer

Meet local birder Martin Selzer to catch a peak wave of fall migration in Andorra and Harpers Meadows. All ages. Programs are FREE and begin at the Tree House unless otherwise noted. Registration required for most…

Oct20th

Andorra Trail Work

Meet at Upper Andorra Lot Andorra Meadow is one of the most beautiful places in the park. The open spaces attract a lot of different species of birds, many of whom nest in the bird…

Oct20th

Kid Friendly Hike with Marv Schwartz

Meet at Valley Green Inn. This hike takes participants along Forbidden Drive and on wooded trails with interesting geologic formations. Visit the Livezey Dam, Gorgas Creek Cave, and Fingerspan Bridge. We will stop to enjoy…

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