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News & Events

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...

Park Safety Alert

News // July 11, 2018

Around 9:15 last night, police received a report of an altercation with shots fired near Livezey Lane. Police quickly responded and investigated the area for shooters and bystanders, and a police helicopter also searched the scene. Once on the scene police...

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Jul19th

Trail Work Thursdays

Meet at Pachella Field Join FOW on Thursday for a morning of trail maintenance in the park! Work will consist of regular trail maintenance projects including repairing drains and grade reversals, repairing stone work, narrowing…

Jul19th

Thursday Afternoon Devil’s Pool Clean Up

Meet at Valley Green Inn. Join FOW for a regular clean up of one of the most beautiful (and popular) spots of the Wissahickon. Work will consist of collecting trash, separating recycling, and general maintenance…

Jul21st

Houston Meadow Trail Work

Meet at the Houston Playground. Houston Meadow is one of the most sublime and scenic places in the park – a favorite of hikers, bikers, equestrians, birders, photographers…and the wonderful variety of wildlife that live…

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