2022

ALERT - The Water Works and its public bathroom (at 8km into the 11km route) is Closed.

Starts at the historic 30th St. Station. Features a walk along the Schuylkill River on a paved trail leading to the famous Philadelphia Museum of Art. Beautiful views of the Philadelphia skyline.

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WHAT IS THE EVENT

Schuylkill Banks

Year Round Walk

SN: 120094 - 2022 / Y2082

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Along the Schuylkill River. Phila. skyline in background.
when is the event

From Sat, Jan 1st, 2022 to Dec 31st, 2022

Start box available: 6:00am - 8:00pm Mon-Fri; 6:00am - 6:00pm Sat-Sun

Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option

where is the event

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Rails-To-Trails

Rockin' Around the Clock

Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail

CC: Philadelphia County

       Info

Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

No free parking in the area. Parking available in lots on JFK Blvd. on West side of terminal. Senior citizens can ride SEPTA for $1.00 by showing their Medicare card when purchasing a ticket.

conditions for the event

Rating: 1A, Distance: 6, 11km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Medium

Event information

Walk is completely on paved surfaces through residential areas, along pedestrian walkways, and college parks. Highlights include Penn Park, Penn Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, the Phila. Art Museum, the Water Works, and a paved trail along the banks of the Schuylkill River. Enjoy beautiful views of the Phila. skyline throughout the route.

Awards: IVV CREDIT ONLY

how to get to the event

OSB - First register for the event

The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.


This event also has a physical start box. These are the driving directions:

(Main Concourse of 30th St. Station) 2951 Market St., Philadelphia 19104. (215-243-9897) By Car: From Camden, NJ area: Cross Ben Franklin Bridge to I-676. Follow signs to I-76E-Int'l Airport. Take Exit 345 (30th St./Market St.) Turn Right on Arch St. and circle station to JFK Blvd. Right on JFK to available parking lots. Pay fee and walk to 30th St. Station. Once in the station, proceed to au bon pain located in the center of the Main Concourse. From PA Turnpike: Take the I-76 exit (Exit 328) to Exit 345. Follow directions above. From Delaware and South: Take I-95N to PA-291E (Exit 13) (To I-76W/Valley Forge). Take I-76W to Exit 345. Circle terminal counterclockwise to JFK Blvd. Follow directions above. By Train: 30th St. Station services Amtrak (www.amtrak.com) (800-872-7245), and SEPTA Regional Rail (www.septa.org) (215-580-7800) from points in Southeastern PA. When arriving by Amtrak, proceed to au bon pain in the Main Concourse. When arriving by SEPTA, follow the signs to the Amtrak terminal by taking the ramp on the left which leads to the Main Concourse. The box is located in the office of au bon pain.

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au bon pain, 30th St. Station, 2951 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104

PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.

event sponsor

Liberty Bell Wanderers (AVA-0238)

Event website: www.libertybellwanderers.net

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.