SN: 111769 - 2019 / Y0302

Chestnut Hill

Year Round Walk

Hosted in a traditional start box

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Trolley Car Diner & Deli

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

Open from

Special programs

Animal Safari

Bridges - Spanning the USA

Food For Thought

Ice Cream Parlors

Little Free Libraries

Make a Wish at a Water Fountain

Points of Reference

Take a Walk In a City Park

Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails

United States Post Offices

Walk the USA - Street by Street

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 and 8k. The 5k does not go along Forbidden Drive, is basically flat, and is rated a 1B.

Distance: 11k/8k/5k, Rating: 2B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard


None provided

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box

7619 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19119 (215-753-1500). From I-76, take Exit 340A toward Lincoln Dr/Kelly Dr. Merge onto City Ave. Keep left at the fork and follow signs for Lincoln Dr. Continue on Lincoln Dr. for 3.3 mi. Left on Emlen St., continue onto Cresheim Valley Dr. Right on Germantown Ave. Start Point is on the left. NOTE: Due to limited parking, walkers are requested to use the ample free parking available on Germantown Ave. The walk box is located on a window sill, under a flat screen TV, down three steps, just to the right of the main entrance door.

Liberty Bell Wanderers

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