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Owl Prowl

Mysterious and silent, owls have intrigued people for generations. Join us for a hike to learn about their fascinating characteristics and look for signs of these exceptional hunters. $10 for members/$20 for non-members.
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Guided Hike and Meditation

Enjoy a hike to explore Fairmount Park’s hidden gems followed by a guided meditation. No prior experience with hiking or meditation required! Hike portion led by park enthusiast and member Ambrose Crenshaw. Meditation portion led by local yoga teacher and...
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Tree Tour and Hike

Take a TREE-mendous tour of our park’s biggest and most abundant assets with Fairmount Park Conservancy. On these hikes, we’ll learn to identify trees usually found in Philly’s urban forest from the leaves, the bark. We’ll take time to observe the body...
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Giants of the Forest

During this guided hike, we’ll see some of the biggest trees in our forest—some over 13’ around! Learn how to identify these trees based on their winter characteristics, such as shape and bark pattern. As we walk past old fields...
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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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