Enjoy an easy/moderate hike, within Wissahickon Valley Park, where you’ll enjoy lovely views and see the Wissahickon Creek.
This is an easy/slightly moderate hike along varied dirt, rock, grassy, and gravel terrain. There are some slopes and inclines. It is NOT stroller friendly and takes at least 30-50 minutes to complete. There are porta potties on-site. This is NOT a stroller accessible trail and does involve walking up/down hills and traveling on varied terrain – soil, mulch, grass, pavement, etc.
START TIME(S): The hike will start promptly at the following times: 10AM and 11:30AM (We will NOT wait for late-comers. If you arrive early and don’t see our Educator, please wait near the yard signs.)
MEETING LOCATION: Parking lot at 990 W. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19128 (This is NOT a building, but rather a parking lot. You should see a Let’s Go Outdoors Educator and/or small yard signs that say “Prescribe Outside” and/or “Let’s Go Outdoors.” We will pass the Wissahickon Environmental Center Tree House, should you want to meet us in that area and know where it is.)
Closed toed shoes that can get dirty, as trail may be muddy and/or shoes may get soiled.
Appropriate attire for the weather – layers are strongly recommended in cooler seasons.
An adult, aged 18 years or older, MUST remain and participate in the program with their child(ren). Those under 18 cannot be dropped off.
Porta potties are available.