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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Collegeville, PA
Event Name:
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109244 2018/Y0618
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K/5K - 2B
Description: 7am to dusk. Closed Christmas Day. Start Box located on counter near "Express Shop" sign. Walk goes through Hunsberger Woods, Ursinus College campus which has many interesting sculptures, and along the Great Reading Road where Washington and the Continental Army encamped from Sep 19-22, 1777. The walk also goes along a section of the Perkiomen Trail, a rails-to-trail and into residential areas. Natural surfaces through the woods and paved surfaces through the campus and neighborhoods. There are some hills.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, National Register of Historic Places, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, Trekking With the Trees, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times:
Location: Redner's Market
Start Point / Driving Directions: Marketplace at Collegeville Shopping Center, 201 Second Ave, 19426, (610-454-9709) S: I-95 N to I-476 N. Exit 20 - Germantown Pike West (Just before toll plaza). Take GPW to Collegeville - about 12 miles. Left at Rt 29 S (Second). Start point 0.4 mile on right in Marketplace at Collegeville Shopping Center. PA Turnpike: Exit 333 (Norristown) take GPW, follow directions above. N: I-476 S to Exit 44 (Quakertown). Right on Rt 663 to Rt 29 S. Follow Rt 29 S about 17 miles to Main St. in Collegeville. Rt 29 S (Second) another 0.4 mile.Start point on right in Marketplace at Collegeville Shopping Center. Reading and W: US Rt 422 E to Rt 29 N (Collegeville / Phoenixville Exit). Left on Rt 29 N to Collegeville. After 2.1 miles turn left at Freeland (traffic light past CVS Pharmacy.) Start point in Marketplace at Collegeville Shopping Center.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The Collegeville YRE starts from a parking lot next to the Perkiomen Trail which can also be biked for AVA credit. See Valley Forge - Schuylkill River Trail (Bike), PA for details.
Host Club: Liberty Bell Wanderers
Contact: Dave Brown (610) 906-6252
Website: www.libertybellwanderers.net
E-Mail Contact: ocmdbreeze@aol.com