Events

Appreciating Fall with Mary Oliver led by Lisa Kleiman & Jean McWilliams

Crefeld Street Trailhead Lavender Trail and Crefeld Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Meet at Crefeld Trailhead Please join us for a brisk fall hike. We will begin at the Crefeld Trail Head and hike the Lavender and Orange trails, looping through Houston Meadow, then down to Forbidden Drive and back up Lavender to end at the Crefeld Trailhead. Along the route, we will pause at different points […]

Silent Sunset Cruise with Amy Yuter and Kate Charles

Crefeld Street Trailhead Lavender Trail and Crefeld Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Meet at Crefeld Street Trailhead Join us on a mindful and silent, moderate paced saunter – we’ll have moments to connect and share with other participants throughout our contemplative journey. Enjoy a full sensory experience as the sun sets on these beautiful trails. This walk is most appropriate for adults and youth 16 and older. […]

Big Rocks and Big Trees Part 4 with Lisa Myers

Crefeld Street Trailhead Lavender Trail and Crefeld Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Crefeld Street Trailhead at Lavender Trail This hike will take us into a quieter area of the park where we will loop through the Lavender and Orange Trails and some connector trails in between. We will see big Birches, Oaks and Tulip trees. Our route will take us along one of the more scenic and […]

The Wissahickon in November with Andi Wingert, Debbie Hoellein and Jim McClory

Crefeld Street Trailhead Lavender Trail and Crefeld Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Meet at Crefeld trailhead- Crefeld St. near Norman Lane. Park on Crefeld. Please join Andi, Debbie, and Jim as we hike the Wissahickon in November. They will show how the flora and fauna differs from when they last did this hike in May, as you walk on the Lavender, Orange, and Yellow Trails. The hike […]

Lavender Trail Service Day

Crefeld Street Trailhead Lavender Trail and Crefeld Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Do you love Wissahickon Valley Park? Would you like to play a direct role in keeping this special place clean and accessible for generations to come? Then join us for some much needed work on the beautiful Lavender Trail! We will be finishing the work of filling in a gully and remediating the future damage […]

The Wissahickon in May with Debbie Hoellein, Andi Wingert & Jim McClory

Crefeld Street Trailhead Lavender Trail and Crefeld Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Meeting at Crefeld Street Trailhead Join Andi, Debbie, and Jim for a look at the delights the month of May offers in the Wissahickon. Besides seeing the mountain Laurel in bloom, we will look for other flowering shrubs on the lavender, orange and yellow trails. Expect a hilly terrain and one steep climb on this […]