SN: 111754 - 2019 / Y2208

Year Round Walk

Hosted in a traditional start box

Skippack, Pennsylvania

Well Fed

From Tue, Jan 1st to Tue, Dec 31st

Open from

Special programs

Bridges - Spanning the USA

Ice Cream Parlors

Take a Walk In a City Park

Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails

Walk the USA - Street by Street

Long description

Hours: Daily 7am - 3pm. Call for holiday closings. 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.

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

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Easy

Wheelchairs: Medium

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.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

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.

Liberty Bell Wanderers

Event website: www.libertybellwanderers.net

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