Plan Your Visit

Activities

Bike, fish, hike...

Maps

Getting to the Park...

Plants & Wildlife

A natural habitat...

News & Events

Wissahickon Valley Park Winter Curfew

Conservation // December 03, 2018

Effective Dec. 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019, the Wissahickon Valley, East and West Fairmount Park, Cobbs Creek Park, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Tacony Creek Park, and Pennypack Park areas of the Philadelphia Parks &...

Up At The Tree House

History // January 23, 2019

Sioux Baldwin: An Appreciation By Trish Fries, Environmental Education Program Specialist at the Wissahickon Environmental Center With Judith Gratz, longtime environmental educator and friend of Sioux’s Sioux Baldwin, the first teacher-naturalist and founder of programming...

See more news
Jan24th

Thursday Tots: Winter Birds

Meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center. Tots will explore the lives of birds in the winter and make them a mid-winter snack. Ages 3-5 | Parents stay with their child. $5.00 per child per lesson to be…

Jan25th

Hiking with Maura the Explorer

Meet at the Wigard Avenue Trailhead Enjoy a meander along the Yellow Trail, see the first Sustainable Trails Initative (STI) Demo project. Continue on a short stroll along Forbidden Drive and visit the historic Valley…

Jan26th

Winter Birds II with Martin Selzer (Andorra)

Meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center. Meet local birder Martin Selzer at the Tree House at 8:30am, the walk will last about 2 hours to observe wintering birds along Forbidden Drive and in Andorra and Harper’s…

View more events