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Winter Wonderland in the Wissahickon with Kris Soffa, PA Master Naturalist

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet at Cedars House Cafe

Do you love frosty mornings, seeing your breath and hiking in cold weather? Get your daily dose of nature and join us for a Winter walk on Forbidden Drive. You’ll learn fun facts about what is happening in the woods and in the Creek even while the wintry Wissahickon appears to be sleeping. Dress in layers for “cold weather hiking.” Bring a snack and beverage. Fitness (or Ski Poles) and non-slip footwear are recommended.

Distance: 2 Miles

Registration is recommended for all hikes (required if indicated) so that participants can be informed of weather or other emergency cancellations. Unless otherwise specified, Trail Ambassador Walks may be on rocky, rugged trails that may be wet and slippery. Wear sturdy shoes or boots with socks. Long pants are recommended for protection against occasional poison ivy and possible ticks. Bring water and a snack if desired. Unless otherwise noted, children over six are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. Walks are cancelled in heavy rain or icy conditions. For more information contact Maeve Pollack at Visit for updates.

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January 24
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Cedars House Café
Forbidden Drive just below Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, United States
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