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CANCELLED: Hiking with Maura the Explorer
April 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
THIS EVENT WAS CANCELLED DUE TO A THUNDERSTORM FORECAST.
Join FOW Executive Director Maura McCarthy for a hike each month. She will tour a different section of the Wissahickon during each hike and talk about her park experiences, as well as point out any recent improvements by FOW. Bring your hiking shoes and be ready to share your favorite Wissahickon stories with her!
This month, we will meet at historic Valley Green Inn and hike the Orange Trail south to the Mt Airy Avenue trailhead, stopping to see iconic sights such as Devil’s Pool, Glen Fern, and the Fingerspan bridge.
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 Sarah Marley at email@example.com.