SN: 114641 - 2020 / Y2208

Quaint village with shops, galleries & restaurants.  Follow the Skippack Trail to community park.  Skippack has a place in history as one of Washington’s encampments in the Revolutionary War.  

what is the event

Year Round Walk

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where is the event

Skippack, Pennsylvania

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Well Fed

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

when is the event

From Wed, Jan 1st, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

Start box available: Well Fed is open Fri-Sat-Sun from 8:00am-2:00pm. Call for holiday closings.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Bridges - Spanning the USA

Ice Cream Parlors

Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk

Take a Walk In a City Park

Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails

Walk the USA - Street by Street

Walking the USA A - Z

Long 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.

conditions for the event

Distance: 10k/5k, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Easy

Wheelchairs: Medium

Comments

Access to start point may be affected by COVID-19 virus. 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.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

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.

event sponsor

Liberty Bell Wanderers

Event website: www.libertybellwanderers.net

point of contact

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