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All Trails Challenge: Ready, Set, GO!

Conservation // August 09, 2017

Experience every corner of Wissahickon Valley Park and support it at the same time! Spend the fall participating in FOW’s All Trails Challenge, an exciting four-month long event that invites you to explore the Wissahickon...

An Appetite for a New Challenge

Conservation // November 15, 2017

by Laura Feragen Over the last decade Jacqueline and Aaron Burger have been going to Wissahickon Valley park as many weekends as possible. But since joining the 2017 All Trails Challenge (ATC) this fall as...

Reaching Out to Little Friends

Education // November 15, 2017

Philadelphia has one of the greatest park systems in the U.S., and yet many of our residents are either unaware of or disconnected from our public green spaces. In response to this problem, FOW is...

UPDATE: Yellow Trail Closure to begin 11/27/17

News // November 10, 2017

Please see this map for an alternative route around the construction zone.  UPDATE: The Yellow Trail Closure has been postponed.  The closure is now scheduled to begin on Monday, 11/27/17. Due to construction on the...

Challenge Yourself for a Change

Conservation // November 08, 2017

by Laura Feragen For many people, Wissahickon Valley Park is a place they visit time after time. Joann Hyle was not one of those people; she rarely visited the park. But motivated by the need...

The Walking Bond: Reflections of a Trail Ambassador

Nature // November 07, 2017

FOW Trail Ambassador (TA) Carol Beam and a fellow TA spent a long time trying to figure out how this ice formation (pictured above) happens on the Wissahickon Creek. Below she shares the joys of patrolling Wissahickon...

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Challenge Yourself to Give Thanks

Wellness // November 01, 2017

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Education // October 23, 2017

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News // October 17, 2017

Need Motivation to Complete the All Trails Challenge?

Wellness // October 09, 2017

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Education // October 04, 2017

Support Your Favorite Public Land this Saturday

Conservation // September 25, 2017

What to See in the Wissahickon

Education // September 19, 2017