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DATEWALKMILESLOCATION
Sat Jun 5Hudson Loop Walk30miJersey City to GWB to WTC (ECG)
Sat Jun 19Cresheim Wissahickon Hike12miChestnut Hill PA
Sat Jul 17Schuylkill Banks Walk15miPhiladelphia to Tinicum PA (ECG)
Sat Aug 21Pennypack Trail20-27Holmesburg to Ft Washington PA
Sun Aug 22Wissahickon Trail20miFt Washington to Phila PA
Sat Sep 11Down the Shore16miCape May to Wildwood, NJ
Sat Sep 25Endless Summer Walk30miMatawan to Asbury Park NJ
Sat Oct 9Bristol Stomp!18miBristol PA to Trenton NJ (ECG)
Sat Oct 23FreeWalkers Marathon26/13Philadelphia to Chestnut Hill PA
Sat Nov 6Cooper River Walk15-30Philly to Lindenwold, NJ
Sat Nov 13Bayonne Loop Walk15-20Bayonne, NJ
Sat Dec 18Philly Christmas Walk10miPhiladelphia
Enjoy our FreeWalkers weekend getaway along two gorgeous trails
  • Start: Holmesburg Junction Station
  • Finish: Willow Grove Station or Fort Washington Station
  • Distance: 20-27mi
  • Return: SEPTA train
  • Coordinator: Charles Updike

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Transit: SEPTA Trenton Line to Holmesburg. Connect in Trenton from NJTransit train. Return via SEPTA.
Optional endpoints:Bethayres Station, Willow Grove Station(20mi)
Some details may be subject to change. Register to stay tuned to developments.
 
Highlights: 20 to 27 mile walk from Holmesburg to Willow Grove or Fort Washington along the Pennypack Creek
 
This event is free and open to the public, and part of a two-day walk. Walk either or both. Numerous lodging options near Fort Washington.
 
Sat Aug 21 Holmesburg to Ft Washington (Pennypack Creek)
Sun Aug 22 Ft Washington to Center City Philadelphia (Wissahickon Creek)
 
Enjoy a veritable arboretum along the Pennypack Creek in all of its glory, plus the recently developed Pennypack rail trail in Montgomery County, and the Baxter Trail along the Delaware River that is set to open this year. This shady wooded course wends gently from the shores of the Delaware River through the city to pastoral suburbs, offering a variety of footbridges and interesting old bridges passing over the trail. We will see where Lenape tribal councils took place, where the most historic train wreck in the Delaware Valley tragically unfolded, and where the oldest bridge in the nation, built in 1697, remains in service to local traffic.
 
Paved and gravel, with very few road crossings. Begins at Holmesburg Junction, about a 25 minute SEPTA rail ride from either Trenton or 30th Street Station. Finish at Bethayres or Willow Grove station to connect to 30th St Station with subsequent Amtrak, Megabus and SEPTA/NJT connections.
 
Highlights:- Delaware River- Baxter Trail- King's Highway Bridge- Pennypack Creek- Fox Chase Farm- Lorimer Park- Lenni Lenape Council Rock- Mini covered bridge- Bryn Athyn- The Gulch

 

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