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Go Take a Hike!

Go Take a Hike!
Go take a hike! Philadelphia's Park System is one of the largest urban park system's in the world. Fairmount Park Conservancy offers several opportunities to get into the woods and discover some of the hidden gems of our park system. Enjoy a unique and all-levels paced hike through the park with one of our trusted guides. HIKE DATES/LOCATIONS:Please note that different dates correspond to different places in the park! Sunday, 6/11: Guided Hike with Chris Dougherty 10:00 AM: Trolley TrailThe Fairmount Park Trolley operated in East & West Park from 1896-1946 providing a reliable and enjoyable means of accessing park amenities. Explore the physical remains of what is now a hidden trolley network including massive stone tunnels and bridge abutments along this 4 mile loop hike led by Fairmount Park Conservancy Project Manager, Chris Dougherty. Meet at 10:00 AM outside of the Chamounix Hostel in West Fairmount Park. Parking is available. 3250 Chamounix Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131 Saturday, 7/22: Guided Hike with Chris Dougherty 10:00 AM: Trolley TrailThe Fairmount Park Trolley operated in East & West Park from 1896-1946 providing a reliable and enjoyable means of accessing park amenities. Explore the physical remains of what is now a hidden trolley network including massive stone tunnels and bridge abutments along this 4 mile loop hike led by Fairmount Park Conservancy Project Manager, Chris Dougherty. Meet at 10:00 AM outside of the Chamounix Hostel in West Fairmount Park. Parking is available. 3250 Chamounix Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131 Saturday, 8/5: Guided Hike with Chris Dougherty 10:00 AM: Trolley TrailThe Fairmount Park Trolley operated in East & West Park from 1896-1946 providing a reliable and enjoyable means of accessing park amenities. Explore the physical remains of what is now a hidden trolley network including massive stone tunnels and bridge abutments along this 4 mile loop hike led by Fairmount Park Conservancy Project Manager, Chris Dougherty. Meet at 10:00 AM outside of the Chamounix Hostel in West Fairmount Park. Parking is available. 3250 Chamounix Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131 Saturday, 9/30: Guided Hike with Chris Dougherty 10:00 AM: Trolley TrailThe Fairmount Park Trolley operated in East & West Park from 1896-1946 providing a reliable and enjoyable means of accessing park amenities. Explore the physical remains of what is now a hidden trolley network including massive stone tunnels and bridge abutments along this 4 mile loop hike led by Fairmount Park Conservancy Project Manager, Chris Dougherty. Meet at 10:00 AM outside of the Chamounix Hostel in West Fairmount Park. Parking is available. 3250 Chamounix Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131 Saturday, 10/28: Guided Hike with Chris Dougherty 10:00 AM: Trolley TrailThe Fairmount Park Trolley operated in East & West Park from 1896-1946 providing a reliable and enjoyable means of accessing park amenities. Explore the physical remains of what is now a hidden trolley network including massive stone tunnels and bridge abutments along this 4 mile loop hike led by Fairmount Park Conservancy Project Manager, Chris Dougherty. Meet at 10:00 AM outside of the Chamounix Hostel in West Fairmount Park. Parking is available. 3250 Chamounix Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131 More about the Trolley Trail: Fairmount Park Conservancy–along with its key partners at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR) and the Belmont Plateau Trails Alliance (BPTA)–have been working to develop the Trolley Trail while pursuing key goals: reducing adverse impacts on habitat and preserving the single track mountain bike trails. The new Trolley Trail will wend its way close to bridge abutments and through tunnels dating back to 1897. Future phases will bring signage, maps and trail blazes to guide users through the vast reaches of West Fairmount Park once only accessible via the trolley. Read more here. FREE for members of the Fairmount Park Conservancy for non-members Becoming a member is easy and starts at for the year – sign up here! Please bring your own water and wear comfortable, sturdy shoes. Non-Members – .00 Members – .00 Waiting List – .00

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