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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 Aug 28Celebrate the Greenway Walk10-20miJersey City to Bayonne/Elizabeth
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)
Sun Oct 17Great Staten Island Loop19miJersey City, NJ
Sat Oct 23FreeWalkers Marathon13-26miPhiladelphia to Chestnut Hill PA
Sun Oct 24Bronx Coast to Coast Walk18miBronx, NY
Sat Oct 30Watchung Loop Walk8mi Mountainside, NJ
Sun Oct 31Happy Halloween Walk15miTarrytown, NY
Sat Nov 6Cooper River Walk15-30miPhilly to Lindenwold, NJ
Sun Nov 7Bronx River Trail15miBronx to White Plains, NY
Sat Nov 13Bayonne Loop Walk15-20miBayonne, NJ
Sat Nov 20Palisades Loop Walk18-27miManhattan
Sun Dec 5Train Wreck at the Gulch5-15miHolmeburg/Bryn Athyn PA
Sun Dec 11Winter Hudson Loop30miJersey City to NYC
Sat Dec 18Philly Christmas Walk10miPhiladelphia
Apr 23-24Old Town Alexandria Greenway Walk40miAlexandria, VA

Be part of FreeWalkers attempt to hike 1,000 miles on National Take a Hike Day.

A riverside flex walk of 5 to 15 miles with many rail stations along the way so you may travel the distance of your choice. A scenic fall walk through Fairmount Park and along the Schuylkill River Trail.

Walk back in time along the Schuylkill Valley, from the very youngest portion of the Philadelphia skyline unfolding in Center City West and University City, to the grand parkway and art museum that changed the shape of a city a century ago, to the riversides and neighborhoods along the river whose water-powered industry made Phildelphia the workshop of the world in the 1800's.

Follow the Schuylkill (SKOOL kill) River Trail upstream through the largest landscaped city park in the world and through lively and colorful post-industrial riverside neighborhoods. Walk with FreeWalkers along the west shore of the Schuykill River, a scenic and pedestrian friendly route.

Explore the most eclectic neighborhood in Philadelphia that you may never have heard about. Manayunk is an old industrial burg replete with repurposed mill buildings, a canal towpath, a giant elevated rail trail that makes Manhattan's High Line look so very cute and charming, and a main street atmosphere brimming with food, art, antiques, murals, culture and a whole lot of adult beverages.

We begin at 30th Street Station, easily reached by rail, bus or auto. This pleasant walk along the parkside banks of the Schuylkill River offers scenic views, nature, post-industrial towns and an historic canal system that is rarely visited. A number of train stations on our route offer a direct line back to 30th Street for those unable to finish. The hardiest walkers will finish at Conshohocken Station.

We meet at the Porch at 30th St Station, a landscaped area with seating just outside the south side of the station.

Visit freewalkers.org for ongoing event info: http://freewalkers.org/events

Highlights:
-Philadelphia Art Museum
-Fairmount WaterWorks
-Boathouse Row
-West River Drive (MLK)
-Fairmount Park
-Falls Bridge
-Pencoyd Bridge
-Cynwyd Heritage Trail
-Manayunk Historic District
-Schuylkill River Trail
-Roxborough
-Conshohocken

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