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Halloween Hikes & Hayrides

Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 | 6:00–10:00 pm | $5 for members (pre-registration through website); $10 at the event Our annual Halloween festival—a family favorite—includes a signature hike through our candlelit forest to meet friendly nocturnal animals. The...
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Halloween Hikes & Hayrides

Our annual Halloween festival—a family favorite—includes a signature hike through our candlelit forest to meet friendly nocturnal animals. The animals will delight you with tales and treats in a beautiful evening forest. After your hike, enjoy hayrides, craft activities, and...
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Walkabout: Remembering Water’s Way, with Dance Exchange

Culminating a year of research and artmaking at the Schuylkill Center, Dance Exchange will lead a series of animated hikes on our trails that connect participants to local ecology and reflect on the ways that water shapes our lives.  These hour-long experiences...
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Walkabout: Remembering Water’s Way, with Dance Exchange

Culminating a year of research and artmaking at the Schuylkill Center, Dance Exchange will lead a series of animated hikes on our trails that connect participants to local ecology and reflect on the ways that water shapes our lives.  These hour-long experiences...
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Ribbon-Cutting for the River Trail Gateway

Celebrate the opening of our new connection with the Schuylkill River Trail. Thanks to the William Penn Foundation’s generous investment, the River Trail Gateway reveals an unparalleled and previously hidden view of Smith Run’s forested glen, includes a trailside gathering...
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Tour: Centennial Exposition and Lansdowne Creek

Take a unique nature walk along a historic corridor in West Philly. Discover artifacts of the famous 1876 Centennial Exposition and learn the little-known history of water in West Fairmount Park. Hikers will also walk through the park’s horticultural center...
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Tour: Across the Ben Franklin Bridge

Take a walk across the famous Ben Franklin Bridge, once the longest suspension bridge in the world. Take in stunning views from far above the Delaware River while learning the fascinating and little-known history of the structure. Meet us at...
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Eco-Tour: Delaware River Piers

Embark on a unique urban pier exploration with an ecological perspective. Explore beautifully renovated piers (including one designed by your tour guide, Scott Quitel) and discover spontaneous urban ecosystems. Learn about piers as peninsulas and the “railroad on the river.”...
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