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Cedars House Café

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Forbidden Drive just below Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, United States

January 2020

Fitness Hikes with Andi Wingert and Debbie Hoellein

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cedars House Café, Forbidden Drive just below Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, United States
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Meet at Cedars House Cafe Join us for a hike in our beautiful park! We will hike at a brisk pace but pause to visit points of interest. Hiking shoes or boots are recommended - there will be some hills. Bring water, snacks, insect repellent, and sunscreen. Ages 12+ with adult. Level: Strenuous. Duration: 5-6 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,…

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

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

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March 2020

Hiking Mindfully with a Full Moon with Irene Lotka

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cedars House Café, Forbidden Drive just below Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, United States
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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 through the woods. Bring a headlamp or flashlight. Level: Adapted to the group 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…

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Skunk Cabbage Hike with Don Simon

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cedars House Café, Forbidden Drive just below Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, United States
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Meet at Cedars House Cafe We will be hiking the Lavender Trail, conditions permitting, in search of Skunk Cabbage. This fascinating plant blooms toward the end of winter or early Spring often appearing through the snow. No dogs, please. Level: Moderate 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.…

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Spring Equinox in the Wissahickon with Kris Soffa, PA Master Naturalist

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedars House Café, Forbidden Drive just below Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, United States
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Meet at Cedars House Cafe Welcome Spring with a walk in the Wissahickon. We'll find signs of emerging new growth everywhere. The woods echo with birdsong, spring ephemerals bloom, and trout splash in the Creek. Swelling tree buds and newly opened leaves bathe our deciduous woods in a gorgeous chartreuse haze. Why not get your dose of nature and join us for this energizing walk? Distance: 2 Miles Registration is recommended for all hikes (required if indicated) so that participants…

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