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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: Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Temporary Weekend Closure of Devil’s Pool

News // August 17, 2018

Due to public safety concerns, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation will be temporarily closing Devil’s Pool on Saturdays and Sunday from 8/18/18 through 9/30/18. As a result, officers from the Philadelphia Police Department and the Park Rangers will...

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14th District Townwatch

Meet at 14th District Headquarters. Join the Philadelphia Police Department as they share their concerns, strategies, and solutions to address public safety issues pertaining to the 14th District.  


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…


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…

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