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Friends of the Wissahickon’s Super Mega Volunteer Service Day

June 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) is celebrating 95 years as stewards of Wissahickon Valley Park with a Super Mega Volunteer Service Day Service day taking place simultaneously at 10 different park entrances. FOW hopes to recruit 500 volunteers – 50 at each location – to help beautify the park by removing trash and recycling, clearing invasive plants, and planting native trees and flowers.

No experience or equipment needed. The Super Mega event takes place from 9 a.m.-noon at these sites throughout the park:

  • Ten Box and Historic Rittenhouse Town – meet at the Upper Lot at Historic Rittenhouse Town
  • Ridge Avenue Trailhead – meet at the Philadelphia Canoe Club
  • Blue Bell Hill – meet at the Blue Bell Picnic Pavilion
  • Saylor’s Grove – meet at Wissahickon Avenue and W. Rittenhouse Street
  • Wigard Avenue Trailhead – meet at Wigard Avenue off Henry Ave.
  • Airy Avenue Trailhead – meeting at West Mt. Airy and Mt. Airy Terraces
  • Lavender Trail and Covered Bridge – meet at the Crefeld Street Trailhead
  • Wissahickon Environmental Center – meet at the upper parking lot on Northwestern Ave. (Roxborough side)
  • Bells Mill (East and West) – meet at Bell’s Mill Rd. and Forbidden Drive
  • Houston Meadow – meet at Courtesy Stables

After the day’s service is done, everyone’s invited to join a celebratory picnic from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Historic Rittenhouse Town.

Interested volunteers, register at 

Local businesses or nonprofits interested in supporting the Super Mega Volunteer Service Day are invited to contact Sarah Marley at



June 1, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Friends of the Wissahickon
(215) 247-0417


Wissahickon Valley Park
Valley Green Inn
Philadelphia, PA 19128
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