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From the Director’s Notebook: Learning to Leave No Trace

Events // July 21, 2021

By Ruffian Tittmann, FOW Executive Director Dear Friends, Did you know that Wissahickon Valley Park is a National Natural Landmark? In 1964, the park received this title from the National Parks Service as part of...

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Leave No Trace History Hike with Brad Maule

Meet at Valley Green Inn. As part of the Leave No Trace Hot Spot, join FOW for a hike through the Cresheim Valley and the Wissahickon’s industrial past. We’ll meet at Valley Green Inn for…


Leave No Trace Quizzo and Trash Smash Opening Ceremony

Join Friends of Wissahickon and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics for an interactive evening of fun, with a chance to win cool prizes. Learn answers to important Leave No Trace questions and…


Leave No Trace Clean-Up

Meeting at Magargee Dam A map with the meeting location & nearby parking can be found here. Wissahickon Valley Park is a stunning 1800 acres of green space that sees over 1 million visits annually….

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