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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...

From the Archives: Native vs. Invasive

Conservation // November 14, 2018

One in an occasional series in which FOW publishes articles that appeared in our publications in the past, and still resonate with us today. This piece was written by Susie Wilmerding, current FOW Director and...

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Nov16th

CANCELED: Mother Wissahickon Series: Baptismal Pool Hike with Meditations with Kevin Eikov

This event has been canceled. Learn the secret meditations of Mother Wissahickon as Trail Ambassador Kevin leads a short meditation at Historic Rittenhouse Town before walking down Forbidden Drive to the historic Baptismal Pool. We’ll do…

Nov17th

Trails and Troegs for OktoberForest

Volunteer Work Day with FOW, 9 am- 1 pm, meet at the Upper Andorra parking lot (access this lot from W. Northwestern Avenue and Ridge Pike) Historic Hike with Hidden City’s Brad Maule & the…

Nov17th

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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