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Go Take a Hike! Cobbs Creek

Go take a unique and all-levels paced hike through Cobbs Creek Park with Fairmount Park Conservancy Project Coordinator, Luke Rhodes.


Sunday, April 26, 2015


9:00am - 11:30am


http://www.cobbscreekenvironmentalcenter.org/">Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center
700 Cobbs Creek Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19143


Hike will be about 4 miles (2 hours).

Starting at the Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center we’ll hike upstream, exploring various natural areas and taking a brief look at environmental restoration projects of the past, present, and future. We’ll pass relics that tell of Cobbs Creek’s historic mills and rural past even as we hear the rumbling of the El, seeing how the urban and natural landscapes coalesce. With a view of the center city skyline midway at the apex of the hike we’ll return to the environmental education center for some light refreshments. Your guide, the Fairmount Park Conservancy’s Project Coordinator, Luke Rhodes has been active in the restoration of natural lands in Philadelphia’s park system for the last 7 years. Working to enhance the biodiversity and function of meadows, wetlands, woods and streams, he enjoys introducing groups to the ecological nuances of the park system.

Event is FREE for Fairmount Park Conservancy members and $10 for non-members.