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Project Announcement: Andorra Stormwater Management and Sedimentation Reduction Project

Current Projects // February 22, 2018

By Peg Shaw, Director of Land Management CLOSED ON THURSDAY 6/21/18 – Northwestern Avenue at the Upper Parking Lot Work will be underway for a few days on Northwestern Ave just above the parking lot entrance...

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...

Up At The Tree House-A Little Tree House Library

Education // June 19, 2018

By Christina Moresi, M.Ed., Wissahickon Environmental Center The summer is upon us at the Tree House, and the forest is full of life. There is adventure on every trail, and every day a new discovery....

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Jun23rd

Summit Avenue Revisited

Meet at the Summit Avenue Trailhead. Last year, we spent many Saturdays building a re-route of the yellow trail by the Summit Avenue trailhead. Now that it’s been in use for close to a year,…

Jun24th

Trails Less Traveled I: The Monoshone Trail with Gerry Schweiger

At Johnson Street between Wissahickon Av. and Lincoln Drive  Johnson is one way between Wissahickon and Lincoln so enter Johnson from Wissahickon.  Park on Johnson as close to Lincoln as possible. Did you know that…

Jun28th

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…

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