Close Subscribe

Get the Weekly Recap!!

Get recaps, exclusive offers, stories and discounts. We’ll never share your email address and you can opt out at any time, we promise.
Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

« All Events

Schuylkill Banks Walk

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:45 pm

Explore a colonial arboretum, gardens and wildlife refuge on the lower Schuylkill.
30th Street Station to Prospect Park

Explore a colonial arboretum, gardens and wildlife refuge on the lower Schuylkill.

Start: 30th Street Station, Phila

Finish: Prospect Park Station

Distance: 15mi

Return: train

Coordinator: Charles Updike

Transit: Amtrak, Megabus, NJTransit AC, SEPTA with connections to NJTransit

Optional endpoints:– Trolley from Bartams back to 30th St. (5mi)

Some details may be subject to change. Register to stay tuned to developments.

30th Street to Tinicum through the Schuylkill Banks, Bartram’s Garden and John Heinz Wildlife Refuge, all along the East Coast Greenway.  Return by train.  An interesting exploration of nature tucked into a most industrial city segment.  We will get to see the latest progress in connecting the East Coast Greenway through Philly.


– Schuylkill Banks- Bartram’s Garden- John Heinz Wildlife Refuge- Tinicum Park

Partners:The East Coast Greenway Alliance is a non-profit organization developing a public multi-use 3,000 mile trail from Canada to Key West through New Jersey and New York. Donations and memberships help make this dream trail a reality.

Circuit Trails is 800 miles of interconnected trails in Greater Philadelphia in the making, already one of America’s largest trail networks. Once connected, the Circuit Trails will be one of the nation’s premier urban trail networks and it will provide multiple benefits to neighborhoods, communities and the region as a whole.


July 17
10:00 am - 3:45 pm


The Porch at 30th St Station
2949 Market Street, #2901
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Green Philly

In These
Great Spots: