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UPDATE: Yellow Trail Closure to begin 11/27/17

News // November 10, 2017

Please see this map for an alternative route around the construction zone.  UPDATE: The Yellow Trail Closure has been postponed.  The closure will be in place from 11/27/17 – 3/1/18. Due to construction on the...

What to See in the Wissahickon

Nature // January 16, 2018

By Wendy Willard American Holly (Ilex opaca) The American holly is an evergreen that bears showy fruit and a truly deer resistant Holly (yeah!), found in moist, well-drained soils, frequently in shaded woods. The trees...

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Jan24th

Winter Wonderland in the Wissahickon w/ Kris Soffa

Meet at The Cedars House Cafe on Forbidden Drive ( Note: GPS is not accurate for this location; it is one block south of the intersection of Northwestern Ave, Thomas & Andorra Rds.) Do you…

Jan24th

Annual Public Projects Meeting

Join us to discuss the Sustainable Trails Initiative (STI) and other FOW projects with guest Speaker Chris Bernhardt, professional trail builder and Principal of Sentieros Consulting. One of the members of the original STI consulting…

Jan26th

Hiking with Maura the Explorer

View parking options at the Summit Avenue trailhead here.  Join FOW Executive Director Maura McCarthy for a hike each month. She will tour a different section of the Wissahickon during each hike and talk about…

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