SN: 114559 - 2020 / Y0302

Walk beautiful neighborhoods & along Wissahickon Creek.  Main street boasts cobblestones on the street & historic facades on many buildings.  Explore many shops, restaurants and galleries.    

Hosted on the Online Start Box (OSB)

what is the event

Chestnut Hill

Year Round Walk

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Only Covered Bridge in Philadelphia
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Unique tree carving at entrance to grand home
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Florist was once a hotel for persons escaping Yellow Fever
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Homes like those in the Cotswolds
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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.

when is the event

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

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Bridges - Spanning the USA

Ice Cream Parlors

Little Free Libraries

Make a Wish at a Water Fountain

Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk

Points of Reference

Take a Walk In a City Park

Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails

United States Post Offices

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

Mon-Sat 7am-9pm; Sun 8am-9pm. Closed Chirstmas. Walk on sidewalks along the main street passing shops, galleries, boutiques, and restaurants. Also goes along the Wissahickon Creek (Forbidden Drive) on paved/gravel surfaces with many interesting historical features. There is a significant hill on the 11k and7k. The 5k does not go along Forbidden Drive, is basically flat, and is rated a 1B.

conditions for the event

Distance: 11k/7k/5k, Rating: 2B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard


None provided

Awards and fees: 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.

event sponsor

Liberty Bell Wanderers

Event website:

point of contact

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