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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Philadelphia, PA
Event Name: Chestnut Hill
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111769 2019/Y0302
Distance - Trail Ratings: 11k/8k/5k - 2B
Description: Mon-Sat 7am-9pm; Sun 8am-9pm. Closed Chirstmas. Walk on sidewalks along the main street passing shops, galleries, boutiques, and restaurants. Also goes along the Wissahickon Creek (Forbidden Drive) on paved/gravel surfaces with many interesting historical features. There is a significant hill on the 11k and 8k. The 5k does not go along Forbidden Drive, is basically flat, and is rated a 1B.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Food For Thought, Ice Cream Parlors, Little Free Libraries, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, United States Post Offices, Walk the USA - Street by Street, Walking the USA A - Z
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Location: Trolley Car Diner & Deli
Start Point / Driving Directions: 7619 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19119 (215-753-1500). From I-76, take Exit 340A toward Lincoln Dr/Kelly Dr. Merge onto City Ave. Keep left at the fork and follow signs for Lincoln Dr. Continue on Lincoln Dr. for 3.3 mi. Left on Emlen St., continue onto Cresheim Valley Dr. Right on Germantown Ave. Start Point is on the left. NOTE: Due to limited parking, walkers are requested to use the ample free parking available on Germantown Ave. The walk box is located on a window sill, under a flat screen TV, down three steps, just to the right of the main entrance door.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Host Club: Liberty Bell Wanderers
Contact: Jennifer Quinn (215) 836-7061
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