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Dates: 1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
City / State: Skippack, PA
Event Name:
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 116949 2021/Y2208
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10k/5k - 1A
Description: The walk goes through Skippack Village, a quaint and historic shopping village. It also goes along a scenic paved walking trail to a community park and residential section. The trail is completely paved with minor inclines.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Ice Cream Parlors, Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk, Walking the USA A - Z, Walking with America's Veterans
Start Times: Open Fri-Sat-Sun from 8:00am-2:00 pm. Call for holiday closings.
Location: Well Fed
Start Point / Driving Directions: 4006 Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA 19474 (610-584-0900). From the PA Turnpike I-276, take the exit for I-476 N towards Allentown (Exit 20 if travelling west, the exit just beyond Norristown if travelling east). Continue on I-476 N for approx. 10 miles to Exit 31 (Lansdale) to PA-63 W/Sumneytown Pike. I-276 and I-476 are toll roads. Take PA-63 W approx. 1/2 mile to Old Forty Foot Rd. and turn left. Continue on Old Forty Foot Rd. for 3 miles to Skippack Pike (PA 73 W) and turn right. Go approx. 1 mile to Well Fed on the left. Free parking located behind the restaurant.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Skippack Village is one of the quaintest shopping villages in Pennsylvania. There are over 80 shops and restaurants in the village including antique shops, specialty shops, and art galleries. Most of the shops are tucked into renovated 18th and 19th century buildings, homes and barns. Historically, the village was one of Gen. George Washington's encampments during the Revolutionary War just before the Battle of Germantown and his stay at Valley Forge.
Host Club: Liberty Bell Wanderers
Contact: Pat Graeber  (See the Event Listing for further contact information.)