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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 &...

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...

A Conversation with a Trail Ambassador

Education // December 12, 2018

Lisa Donahue joined the volunteer Trail Ambassador corps earlier this year with a lot of enthusiasm. Since completing training, she’s hiked many trail shifts, helped at our workdays, and assisted on several guided hikes. We...

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Dec20th

Thursday Morning Treks

Meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center. Each week we will focus our hike on a different theme as we explore the trails of the Andorra Natural Area, but all are welcome every week. Hikes will…

Dec20th

Trail Work Thursdays

Meet at Kitchens Lane Parking Lot 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…

Dec21st

Hiking with Maura the Explorer

Meet at the Blue Bell Field Parking Lot 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 her…

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