SN: 116953 - 2021 / Y0618

The walk is a city and trail walk thru Collegeville, Trappe and the campus of Ursinus College. The walk goes thru Hunsberger Woods and passes the impressive Berman Museum which is free.

what is the event

Year Round Walk

where is the event

Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Montgomery County

The address/location to the physical start box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Redner's Warehouse Marketplace, 201 Second Ave., Collegeville, PA 19426

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 Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: Daily 7:00 am - Dusk

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Little Free Libraries

Walking the USA A - Z

Walking with America's Veterans

Long description

7am to dusk. Closed Christmas Day. Start Box located on counter near "Express Shop" sign. Walk goes through Hunsberger Woods, Ursinus College campus which has many interesting sculptures, and along the Great Reading Road where Washington and the Continental Army encamped from Sep 19-22, 1777. The walk also goes along a section of the Perkiomen Trail, a rails-to-trail and into residential areas. Natural surfaces through the woods and paved surfaces through the campus and neighborhoods. There are some hills.

conditions for the event

Distance: 10K/5K, Rating: 2B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Comments

The Collegeville YRE starts from a parking lot next to the Perkiomen Trail which can also be biked for AVA credit. See Valley Forge - Schuylkill River Trail (Bike), PA for details.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

Marketplace at Collegeville Shopping Center, 201 Second Ave, 19426, (610-454-9709) S: I-95 N to I-476 N. Exit 20 - Germantown Pike West (Just before toll plaza). Take GPW to Collegeville - about 12 miles. Left at Rt 29 S (Second). Start point 0.4 mile on right in Marketplace at Collegeville Shopping Center. PA Turnpike: Exit 333 (Norristown) take GPW, follow directions above. N: I-476 S to Exit 44 (Quakertown). Right on Rt 663 to Rt 29 S. Follow Rt 29 S about 17 miles to Main St. in Collegeville. Rt 29 S (Second) another 0.4 mile.Start point on right in Marketplace at Collegeville Shopping Center. Reading and W: US Rt 422 E to Rt 29 N (Collegeville / Phoenixville Exit). Left on Rt 29 N to Collegeville. After 2.1 miles turn left at Freeland (traffic light past CVS Pharmacy.) Start point in Marketplace at Collegeville Shopping Center.

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.