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Closure of Wissahickon Valley Park Bike Trail Bridge at Forbidden Drive

News // February 27, 2020

Due to structural damage from a recent vehicular accident, the bridge connecting Forbidden Drive to the Wissahickon Bike Trail (near “Ten Box” and along Lincoln Drive) is closed. Beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, February...

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CANCELLED: Frosty Fungi with Faith Watson

This event has been cancelled. We are going to explore the other side of the creek this fall, hitting the Orange and White Trails to find evidence of fungus fruiting bodies (aka mushrooms) that we…


Thursday Trail Service

Meeting at Historic Rittenhouse Town Join FOW on Thursday for a morning of improvements in the park! Work will consist of cleaning drains, removing invasive vines from trees, picking up litter, and other winter-appropriate activities….


Hiking Mindfully with a Full Moon with Irene Lotka

Meet at Cedars House Cafe Join us as we hike silently and mindfully, with help from the light of the full moon, celebrating the coming of Spring. We will circle the meadow and walk down…

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