Enjoy unique hikes in through exciting parts of the Wissahickon Valley Park that you may have not explored before
Sunday, March 24, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Wissahickon Transportation Center 4900 Ridge Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19127
CONFLUENCE HIKE Sunday, March 24th 10:00am – 1:00pm
Meets at Fairmount Park parking lot, 4900 Ridge Ave (next to Wissahickon Transportation Center). 11 buses stop here in each direction. SEPTA Manayunk/Norristown train arrives just up the hill.
The lowest reach of the Wissahickon is lined with magic as it heads into the Schuylkill. This hike takes place 3 days after the spring equinox and sews together geography, industrial history, mystic monks, Norman Rockwell, and a park that doesn’t exist yet with the same thread. Total length is around 4.5 miles and 2.5 hours; there are some challenging hills, so wear sturdy shoes and come ready to hit the trail. This hike is snow or shine!
$15 for non-members
Free for members of Fairmount Park Conservancy (membership starts at $35/year and includes year-round events).